Heavy rains with thunderstorms lash Mumbai as South-West monsoon arrives; watch video

Central Mumbai recorded an average rainfall of 25.56 mm, Meanwhile, the eastern and western suburbs recorded an average rainfall of 21.64 mm and 34.18 mm respectively.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, June 11, 2022, 03:16 PM IST
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A tree uprooted and fell on a tempo vehicle parked near it in Lodha Paradise, Majiwada area of Thane district due to strong winds and heavy rainfall. | ANI

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and its surrounding MMR on Saturday leading to uprooting of trees, and causing traffic snarls in several places, as the South-West monsoon finally arrived in Mumbai.

"Today, on 11th June, the monsoon arrived at Dahanu, Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, some parts of Central Maharashtra up to Pune and Gadag in Karnataka and further as shown below," the IMD said.

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The average rainfall recorded between 8 am on June 10 to 8 am on June 11 is as follows.

Central Mumbai recorded an average rainfall of 25.56 mm, Meanwhile, the eastern and western suburbs recorded an average rainfall of 21.64 mm and 34.18 mm respectively.

As per IMD's forecast heavy rains are likely to continue in parts of Maharashtra including Mumbai.

"Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and moderate to intense spells of rain with gusty winds reaching 30-40 kmph very likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Thane Raigad Palghar Ratnagiri Sindhudurg, Mumbai during next 3-4 hours. Take precautions while moving out," the IMD's 10 am forecast said.

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