Rains lash Mumbai, Delhi; more predicted

Chennai: Heavy to very heavy rains lashed isolated parts of Mumbai and neighbouring Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts in the last 24 hours, the MeT department said today.

It predicted more showers in the Konkan region and some areas of central Maharashtra over the next one day.

Some isolated places in Mumbai received heavy downpour in the range of 70 mm to 100 mm during the 24-hour period ending at 8.30 am today.

Meanwhile, a spell of continuous rain drenched Delhi today, inundating parts of the city, and more is in store, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The IMD said that the Palam observatory recorded 86 mm rainfall till 5:30 am and the Safdarjung weather station gauged 42.4 mm rainfall.

Rainfall recorded below 15 mm is considered light, between 15 and 64.5 mm is moderate and above 64.5 mm is heavy, according to the IMD.


NT Bureau