Mumbai, Thane flooded after heavy downpour

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Mumbai, Thane flooded after heavy downpour
Mumbai, Thane flooded after heavy downpour

Mumbai : Several parts of Mumbai including Cuffe Parade, Chembur, Mulund and Navi Mumbai have reportedly been flooded after the city faced heavy downpour on Tuesday.

The Matheran hill station in neighbouring Raigad district received 93.4 mm rainfall in the 24 hours ending at 8.30am on Tuesday, while the Thane-Belapur Industries Association observatory recorded 74 mm rainfall during the period, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The Santacruz weather station, representative of Mumbai's suburbs, reported 30.2 mm rainfall, while the Colaba bureau, representative of the island city, recorded 13.4 mm rainfall during the same period.

Mumbai and around recorded moderate to heavy rains in last 24 hours at 8.30am of 7 July; next 24 hours intermittent intense showers likely, IMD Mumbai's deputy director general K S Hosalikar tweeted.

According to the IMD, Alibaug in Raigad district recorded 54 mm rainfall during the same period while the Dahanu observatory in neighbouring Palghar district reported 34.7 mm rainfall.

The Harnai weather bureau in coastal Ratnagiri district in Konkan region reported 30.2 mm rainfall during the period.

Besides, the Nashik district recorded 25.2 mm rainfall and Kolhapur district reported 7.4 mm rainfall.