Met Office likely to receive heavy rains in Coastal Maharashtra as monsoon advances

Mumbai weather: Heavy rain likely in Coastal Maharashtra, IMD

The India Meteorological Department said on Friday that the coastal districts of Maharashtra are likely to receive heavy Monsoon rains. Senior meteorologist KS Hosalikar tweeted, “Moderate to heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Palghar, Thane, Mumbai and Raigad districts.” The Met Office has warned that “Due to the strengthening of westerly winds and a low pressure area over the west coast, widespread heavy rainfall is likely to continue over the coastal districts of Maharashtra till June 15.”

Several areas of Mumbai including Colaba in Matunga, King’s Circle witnessed water logging due to heavy rains. The Meteorological Department in Mumbai says that in the last 24 hours, Colaba weather station received 23.4 mm of rain, while Santacruz received 107.4 mm of rain.

Along with Maharashtra, there is a possibility of heavy rains in Coastal Karnataka from June 12-15. During the same period, Kerala is also likely to experience heavy rains.

Southwest Monsoon has advanced into some more parts of North Arabian Sea and most parts of South Gujarat, South Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and North Bay of Bengal on Friday. IMD tweeted, “A low pressure area has formed over Bay of West Bengal and adjoining Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coasts.

Due to this meteorological development, IMD said that due to this meteorological development, very widespread rain, thundershower and lightning are very likely to occur over Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar during the next 2 days.



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