Mumbai Weather: City witnesses season's first rainfall, old problem of water-logging returns

Three days after the onset of South-West monsoon in the state of Maharashtra, the season's first heavy rainfall lashed the city of Mumbai on Friday which has also relieved the people of Mumbai from hot summer

Mumbai:  Three days after the onset of South-West monsoon in the state of Maharashtra, the season's first heavy rainfall lashed the city of Mumbai on Friday which has also relieved the people of Mumbai from hot summer.

On the other hand, large parts of India remain dry as people await monsoon in their respective cities. This comes amid the weather department having forecasted heavy rains till July 29. The temperature in Mumbai dipped and settled at 27 degrees Celsius as the city saw heavy rains in various areas including Virar, Juhu, Mulund, among others.

As per the latest reports, heavy rainfall has led to waterlogging in the Dharavi area in Mumbai. 

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The IMD department of Pune on Friday predicted extremely heavy rainfall over Konkan and Mumbai for the next 24 hours. The prediction comes after the city witnessed heavy rains throughout the day and faced waterlogging and floors, resulting in traffic congestion.

Waterlogging in Mumbai was reported in many areas of the city such as Chembur, Bandra, Andheri, Kandivali, Vikhroli, Dadar, Wadala, Worli, Kurla, Kanjurmarg, and Bhandup, among others.

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