Mumbai rains: No more heavy rainfall, IMD predicts moderate rainfall for now


A few days back heavy rainfall in Mumbai created a flood like situation and the city was on high alert. However, now India Meteorological Department (IMD) had lowered its warning of heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai and its suburbs for July 5.

The officials have predicted moderate rainfall from July 4 to July 5. Private weather agency SkymetWeather tweeted on Thursday, “Spells of #rain will occur over #Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban, #Palghar and #Thane during next 2-3 hours.”

The head weatherman and Founder of SkymetWeather tweeted on Thursday, “#MumbaiRainsLiveUpdates: Risk of serious flooding in Mumbai in the next few days has receded. Only light to moderate showers in the next few days. Heavy rain alert is withdrawn.”

IMD Santacruz stated that Mumbai received a light rainfall of 4.1 mm in a time span of 12 hours on Wednesday ending at 8:30 PM. During the same time span on Tuesday, the city received 24 mm of rainfall.