The weather bureau has issued an ‘extremely heavy’ rainfall alert for the island city from June 9 to June 11 (Saturday to Monday), requesting citizens ‘to stay indoors as much as possible on these three days.’
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy showers and thunderstorms across Mumbai for the next 48 to 72 hours.
The weather department has issued an ‘extremely heavy’ rainfall alert for the island city between June 9 to June 11, requesting citizens ‘to stay indoors as much as possible.’
IMD officials said the southwest monsoon has now reached parts of Karnataka and is moving towards the Konkan coast. The city may see over 200mm rain in 24 hours from June 9 onwards.
The IMD forecast says that apart from Mumbai, there is a possibility of very heavy rainfall in Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Thane, Raigad, and Palghar districts on June 9.