Mumbai Rains: After dry spell, Mumbai witnesses moderate to heavy rain | Mumbai News


MUMBAI: Moderate to heavy rain accompanied with thunderstorm and lightning hit parts of Mumbai and neighbouring areas overnight and early Monday morning, officials said.
The city had been witnessing dry spell for the last few days, leading to a rise in temperature and humidity.
According to a civic official, Mumbai city recorded 31.21 mm rain in the 24-hour period ending at 8am, while the eastern and western suburbs received 10.58mm and 4.35mm downpour, respectively.
Local train and bus services were not affected and there was no waterlogging anywhere in the city, he said.
The city and its suburbs will have partially cloudy sky with possibility of light rain or thundershowers towards the evening or night, the official said quoting for ecast of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
“Lightnings increased in the early morning hours with rolling sounds. Entire Konkan region is seen with dense clouds. Activity is likely to continue for the next 3-4 hours over the coast,” IMD Mumbai centre’s deputy director general K S Hosalikar tweeted.

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