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  Metros   Mumbai  27 Sep 2018  Heavy rains, thunderstorm lash several areas of Mumbai

Heavy rains, thunderstorm lash several areas of Mumbai

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Sep 27, 2018, 9:01 pm IST
Updated : Sep 27, 2018, 9:01 pm IST

The rains lasted for up to 30 minutes in various areas.

People of Mumbai got respite from the heat as several areas of the city witnessed heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning on Thursday evening. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
 People of Mumbai got respite from the heat as several areas of the city witnessed heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning on Thursday evening. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)

Mumbai: People of Mumbai got respite from the heat as several areas of the city witnessed heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning on Thursday evening.

The rains lasted for up to 30 minutes in various areas.

According to a report in The Times of India, India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials in Mumbai called it typical September weather when such thundercloud development is known to occur, generally beginning from the third week of September.

“Such conditions are likely to prevail over the next weekdays during the evening times”, TOI quoted KS Hosalikar, deputy director-general (western region), IMD, as saying.

Tags: mumbai rains, thunderstorm, imd
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)