Mumbai, Thane and Palghar continue to receive heavy rains | News from Mumbai

MUMBAI: On Monday, heavy rains set in overnight in Mumbai and the suburbs. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) warned of heavy rains in Vidarbha in Maharashtra and the Mumbai region from Monday.
The IMD has also warned of the possibility of occasional gusty winds reaching 40-50 km / h to 60 km / h over parts of the southwest and the adjacent west-central Arabian Sea.
The meteorological department has advised fishermen to return to the coast after being warned of heavy to very heavy rain.
“A cyclonic circulation is developing over the Bay of Bengal. If it intensifies further, there will be more rain in Maharashtra from September 20th, “said Dr. Shubhangi Bhute, senior scientist at the regional meteorological center here.
“The Vidarbha region would get the showers first. Although it would mainly cover the northern part of the state from east to west, there could be very heavy showers in some places, ”she said. Then there will be showers over north Maharashtra, followed by the coastal districts of Palghar, Thane and Mumbai, she added.
Local trains now run normally on the Western Railway, Central Railway, Harbor Line, Trans-Harbor Line and the Fourth Corridor. Long-distance trains were not rescheduled either.
Thane has received 91.43mm of precipitation in the last 24 hours that ended at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, according to Thane Municipal Corporation.
This year the monsoon was declared on June 9, two days before its official start.
The IMD observatories Colaba and Santacruz have reported 2186.1mm and 2842.7mm of precipitation since June 1.

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