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Rains Continue For Second Day,High Tides Of 4.4m Hits Mumbai
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), had shared dos and don'ts for the public in view of the alert.
Rains Continue For Second Day, High Tides Of 4.4m Hits Mumbai
New Delhi: Heavy rains continued to pour Mumbai and the coastal districts of Maharashtra for the second consecutive day on Saturday. The weather office has issued a red alert for Mumbai, Ratnagiri in Maharashtra, and Raigad, forecasting "extremely heavy rainfall" over the next 24 hours in many places in Palghar, Mumbai.
The downpour was accompanied by a high tide of 4.41 meters at Mumbai's Marine Drive at 11 am today.
On Saturday fortunately Mumbai received medium-intensity rainfall against heavy downpour prediction made by the weather agencies.
In response to alert issued by the IMD, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation(BMC) requested the Mumbaikers to stay away from the sea-shore as high tides are also expected in the day. Mumbai already has witnessed a high tide of 4 meters.
Mumbai and nearby regions on Friday witnessed heavy rains with the IMD predicting intermittent moderate to heavy rain and "possibility of very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places" in the metropolis and surrounding areas on Saturday (today).
Whereas the IMD has predicted that intermittent moderate to heavy rain was very likely in Mumbai over the next 24 hours, with "the possibility of very heavy to extremely heavy rain at isolated places".