Red alerts have been issued for Raigad, Pune, and Palghar as the heavy rains continue to cause havoc in Mumbai.

Mumbai has received a lot of rain during the last 24 hours; by Wednesday morning, approximately 100 mm had fallen in the metropolis.

On Wednesday, the Weather Bureau issued an orange advisory for Mumbai and Thane, meaning all-day severe to very heavy rains. Additionally, Raigad, Pune, and Palghar districts have received a red alert, signifying unusually severe rains. In its morning broadcast, the IMD noted that these areas should prepare for 3–4 hours of severe rain.

The city’s two meteorological stations on Tuesday, July 18, measured more over 100 mm of rain, making it the wettest day in July so far this year.
The Santacruz observatory recorded 52.8 mm of rainfall up until 8:30 am on Wednesday, while the Colaba observatory, which is near the coast, recorded 98.4 mm, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

In addition, the island city received 47.42 mm of rain, 50.04 mm in the eastern suburbs, and 50.99 mm in the western suburbs, according to the automated meteorological system of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Additionally, the BMC bulletin warned residents to use caution while going outside because there may be waterlogging in several areas of the city and suburbs.

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