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.”
Weather Information – Nowcast Alert issued at 1300 hrs IST dated 11/6/2021:
Moderate to heavy rain is very likely at isolated places over Palghar, Thane, Mumbai and Raigad districts during the next 3 hours. -IMD Mumbai
— KS Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) June 11, 2021
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.
— ANI (@ANI) June 11, 2021
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.
Southwest Monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of North Arabian Sea and some more parts of South Gujarat region, South Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and most parts of North Bay of Bengal and more parts of West Bengal on 11th June 2021 today. pic.twitter.com/dnzzaGKEQD
— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) June 11, 2021
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.