Mumbai (Maharashtra): India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted “heavy rain” in the state capital here.
“Rainfall in last 24 hrs at morning 6.30 am today in Mumbai and around. Few stations reported heavy rainfall in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. Rest it was moderate as expected. Today watch for more rains,” KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director General (DDG), IMD tweeted.
IMD in its Friday bulletin said that more than 3 cm rainfall was recorded on Thursday. It also predicted “heavy to very heavy rainfall” during the next five days across Maharashtra.
“Weather Forecast by I.M.D at 08:00 Hours – INTERMITTENT RAIN/SHOWERS WITH HEAVY FALLS IN CITY AND SUBURBS DURING NIGHT/EARLY MORNING,” BMC tweeted.
Earlier, rainfall in Mumbai inundated several areas across the city including Sion, Matunga, Mahim, Andheri, Malad and Dahisar causing huge traffic snarls at major junctions.