Some parts of the financial capital Mumbai, and its suburbs on Wednesday, 16 June, received moderate to heavy rainfall which resulted in waterlogging at a few places.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday morning had predicted "moderate rain or thunderstorms in city and suburbs with possibility of heavy rainfall at isolated places."
According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) morning update, the city received 28.55 mm of rainfall in last 24 hours, ending at 8 AM on Wednesday. Whereas, its eastern and western suburbs witnessed 19 mm and 17.52 mm of rainfall, respectively.
Mumbai Rains Update: 17 June
According to an update (2 AM, 17 June) by Regional Meteorological Centre, IMD, Mumbai is expected to receive moderate to heavy rainfall in city and suburbs with possibility of very heavy showers at isolated places for next 24 hours.
IMD in its District forecast and warnings update (1 PM, 16 June) issued a 'yellow alert' for Thursday for Mumbai and Thane, indicating heavy rainfall at isolated places.
The southwest monsoon hit Mumbai last week on 9 June causing waterlogging and disruption of train and bus services. However, no significant rainfall was recorded since Sunday, barring some light rain at isolated places, reported PTI.
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