Since the last 24 hours, the city of Mumbai has recorded 210 mm of rainfall. It started on Tuesday afternoon and lashed many parts of the city. The MeT department said that the coastal city recorded 303 mm and Dahanu near Mumbai recorded 304 mm of rainfall till 8:30 AM on Wednesday morning. The situation in Mumbai is improving after the incessant rainfall, but the MeT department hasn’t discontinued the warnings.
IMD’s Santacruz observatory recorded 225.3 mm of rainfall from 8.30 AM to 11.30 PM on Tuesday. Nariman Point recorded a rainfall of 88 mm. The rainfall in other parts of the city, recorded at BMC’s automatic weather stations, is Worli where 110 mm rain was recorded, Chembur – 112 mm, Mulund – 94 mm, Andheri – 208 mm, Bandra – 128 mm and Borivli – 204 mm.
According to the Meteorological Department, the rains are likely to continue for the next five days. On 17 September, it had issued warnings of heavy rainfall in Mumbai and the coastal Konkan region in three days.
Mumbai had last received rainfall of 331 mm on 29 August. Life in the city was paralysed, leaving people stuck in their offices and homes.