Mumbai rain today: Skymet says suburbs of may get short spells of rain or thunderstorm soon

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Mumbai | Updated:Jun 06, 2018 8:10:55 pm

Mumbai rain today LIVE: Mumbai is expected to witness very heavy rains this season. Private weather forecasting agency Skymet Weather has warned Mumbai would see much more rains between June 6 and 12.

mumbai rainMumbai is expected to witness very heavy rains this season. (Representational image/IE File)

Mumbai rain today LIVE:  The 2005 Mumbai floods memory continues to haunt the city. The horrific memories may comeback this year. India’s financial capital is expected to witness very heavy rains this season. Private weather forecasting agency Skymet Weather has warned Mumbai would see much more rains between June 6 and 12. This could be the worse spell since July 26, 2005 when 900mm rain had inundated the city. Jatin Singh, CEO Skymet tweeted on Tuesday: “#MumbaiRain #MumbaiMonsoon The period between June 6th and June 12, could be the worse spell since 26 July 2005, when Mumbai recorded 900mm in a day.” India’s financial capital witnessed very heavy pre-monsoon rains on the first two days of this week. IMD has predicted that Monsoon will hit Maharashtra between June 6-8 and the city will likely receive heavy rainfall this week.

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20:10 (IST)06 Jun 2018
Mumbai may get few short spells

Southern suburbs of Mumbai may get short spell of rain.

18:47 (IST)06 Jun 2018
Short spell of rain, thunderstorm in Mumbai suburbs soon: Skymet

Private weather forecast agency Skymet says suburbs of may get short spells of rain or thunderstorm soon.

18:40 (IST)06 Jun 2018
IMD issues latest weather warning; check details

06 June, 2018

- Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Odisha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur,Mizoram & Tripura, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan & Goa, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala.

- Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds and lightning very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, East Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Assam & Meghalaya, Marathawada, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan & Goa, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu.

- Thunderstorm accompanied with squall and lightning very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand and Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi andUttar Pradesh.

- Heat wave conditions are very likely to occur at one or two pockets over West Rajasthan.

07 June, 2018

- Heavy to very heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan & Goa, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala; heavy rain at isolated places over Sub­Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Odisha, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Marathawada and South Interior Karnataka.

- Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds and lightning very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, East Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Gangetic West Bengal, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu.

- Thunderstorm accompanied with squall and lightning very likely at isolated places over West Uttar Pradesh.

- Heat wave conditions are very likely to occur at some parts of West Rajasthan and at one or two pockets over East Rajasthan. (Source: IMD)

13:29 (IST)06 Jun 2018
Mumbai rain: Metro, MMRDA officials say there won't be any flood, waterlogging

According to a report by the Mumbai Mirror, officials of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) have assured that there will be no flooding or waterlogging because of the likely heavy rains in the next few days.

According to IMD, rain over the western coast, especially in Mumbai, is likely to peak between June 8 and 10, private agency Skymet said. However, the government said as monsoon is strengthening, increased rains were expected from June 7 in Kerala, coastal Karnataka, Konkan belt and Goa. It also warned of “possible flooding” from June 10 onwards in these areas.

12:55 (IST)06 Jun 2018
Horrific 2005: Why Mumbai can't forget

In Just 24 hours, a cloudburst brought a deluge to India's financial capital with 944 mm rains, bringing the city down to its knees. The flood and its after-effects including landslides and disease outbreaks took human 698 lives. Amons the victims were also over 24,000 animal carcasses, 20,000 damaged cars, 2500 buses and over 1 lakh houses.

12:43 (IST)06 Jun 2018
Beyond Mumbai, fresh rain, thunderstorm and heatwave warning for Delhi, rest of India today

IMD has issued fresh weather warnings for several parts of India for June 6.

- Heavy to very heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Telangana, Coastal Karnataka and Konkan & Goa and heavy at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Odisha, Kerala, Assam & Meghalaya, North Interior Karnataka and Coastal Andhra Pradesh.

- Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds and lightning very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana , Chandigarh & Delhi, northern part of East Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathawada, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, South & North Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu.

- Heat wave conditions are very likely to occur at one or two pockets over West Rajasthan

12:32 (IST)06 Jun 2018
Why Mumbai is likely to witness worst spell since July 26, 2005

Skymet attributed cyclonic circulation persisting over South Konkan and Goa region as the reason behind the Mumbai weather forcast. 'As the system is still prevailing, we expect Mumbai to continue to record some more good rains today as well,' Skymet Weather wrote on its website. Jatin Singh, CEO of the private weather forecasting agency, tweeted on Wednesday: #MumbaiRain #MumbaiMonsoon The period between June 6th and June 12, could be the worse spell since 26 July 2005, when Mumbai recorded 900mm in a day.'

Skymet says the intensity of rains in Mumbai will keep on increasing. By June 8, a significant increase leading to few heavy to very heavy spells is expected.

The heavy rains may lead to flash floods and cause traffic jams, disturbing normal lives, says Skymet.

12:19 (IST)06 Jun 2018
Monsoon advance: Rainfall activity to increase over parts of Maharashtra, Goa from today

Monsoon made an onset in Kerala on May 29, three days before its scheduled arrival. It advanced in some parts of Tamil Nadu, and southwest, west-central, east-central, northeast of Bay of Bengal, and in most of the northeastern states, the IMD said. “Conditions are likely to become favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into some more parts of south peninsula, Bay of Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and remaining parts of Tripura and some parts of Meghalaya, and sub-Himalayan West Bengal during next 2-3 days with the likely development of favourable circulation features and strengthening of cross equatorial winds.

“Rainfall activity is likely to increase over parts of Maharashtra and Goa states from June 6, leading to advance of southwest monsoon over these areas during June 6 to June 8,” the IMD said in its bulletin. READ More (agencies)

12:16 (IST)06 Jun 2018
Mumbai weather forecast: Here is what agencies say

India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said Monsoon is likely to reach Maharashtra and Goa in the next two days, while Skymet predicted sustained heavy rains later this week. Rain over the western coast, especially in Mumbai, is likely to peak between June 8 and 10, private agency Skymet said. However, the government said as monsoon is strengthening, increased rains were expected from June 7 in Kerala, coastal Karnataka, Konkan belt and Goa. It also warned of “possible flooding” from June 10 onwards in these areas. (PTI)

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