Mumbai and neighbouring areas are “very possible” to obtain extraordinarily heavy rainfall at remoted locations on Sunday, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated in a report on Friday night. It additionally issued the same `purple alert’ for Ratnagiri and Raigad districts in coastal Maharashtra.
A number of locations in Mumbai and neighbouring Thane could obtain heavy rains on Saturday too, it stated. Rainfall of greater than 204.5 mm in 24 hours is taken into account as extraordinarily heavy.
“Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts are very prone to obtain extraordinarily heavy rains at remoted locations on Sunday. Raigad and Ratnagiri districts have comparable alert for Saturday as nicely,” stated the Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD right here.
Mumbai and Thane districts would “very possible obtain heavy to very heavy rainfall at just a few locations (on Saturday),” it added.
In the remainder of Maharashtra, there can be reasonable rains with thunderstorms and lightning within the subsequent two days with various depth, the forecast stated.
Mumbai acquired respite from rains on Friday after a downpour over the past two days introduced town to a halt.