Along with this, the city also witnessed a high tide of 4.97 metre at noon on Sunday.
Mumbai: Heavy rain lashed maximum city again on Sunday as it picked up pace over the weekend. During the last 24 hours from 8.30am on Saturday to 8.30am on Sunday, the Santacruz observatory recorded around 37.6mm of rainfall while the Colaba observatory reco-rded about 9.8mm of rainfall. Along with this, the city also witnessed a high tide of 4.97 metre at noon on Sunday.
Mumbai city received 31mm of rainfall up to 5.30pm, with the eastern and western suburbs reco-rding 44mm and 41mm of rainfall, respectively. The highest rainfall i.e. 72.8mm was recorded in Mulund east in the past nine hours till 5.30pm; followed by Powai (58.20mm) and Bhandup west (52.40mm).
The Indian Meteorolog-ical Department said that the heavy spell was expected to continue for another 24 hours. “On Saturday, there was only light rain in a few places. Sunday however saw incessant rain all over the city, the highest being in the eastern suburbs,” said an IMD official.
According to the IMD report, “The south-west monsoon has been active over north Konkan, madhya Maharashtra, Marat-hwada and Gujarat. The offshore trough at mean sea level from the north Maharashtra coast to the Kerala coast has become less marked. South-west monsoon strong to vigorous over west-central Arabian sea, strong over south-west and east-central Arabian sea and moderate to strong over north-east and south-east Arab-ian sea.”
According to Skymet weather, in the past 24 hours from 8.30 am on Saturday, Mahabaleshwar recorded 125 mm of rain, Gondia 63.6 mm, Nashik 50.2 mm, Dahanu 50.6 mm, Ratnagiri 44.4 mm, Mumbai 37.6 mm, Thane 33.8 mm, Jalgaon 38.9 mm, Amravati 30.2 mm, Alibag 27.8 mm, Buldhana 25 mm, Vengurla 20.6 mm, and Akola 17 mm of rain.