There is a possibility of 18 days high tide during monsoon this time (Photo-AP)
Mumbai Rain Alert: Between June 11 and 15, there is a possibility of heavy to very heavy rain in Mumbai and its suburbs. There is a risk of flooding in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Palghar and Alibaug.
Mumbai. On Thursday, frightening pictures came out from Mumbai and its surrounding areas. As soon as the south-west monsoon (Monsoon 2021) arrived, the whole of Mumbai became water-water. The Meteorological Department has warned of more rain in the coming weeks. The department has issued a ‘Red Alert’ warning of heavy to very heavy rains for Mumbai, neighboring districts of Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts. Apart from this, a warning of high tide has also been given in Mumbai.
This time the southwest monsoon arrived in Mumbai two days ahead of time. Last year the monsoon had knocked here on June 14. How the rain made Mumbai miserable can be gauged from the fact that 221 milliliters of rain fell on Thursday between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm. So far, 426 milliliters of rain have been received in Mumbai in the month of June. Whereas it usually receives 89 mm of rain.
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4 days warningAccording to Skymet Weather, there is a possibility of heavy to very heavy rains in Mumbai and its suburbs between June 11 and 15. There is a risk of flooding in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Palghar and Alibaug. During this, there is a possibility of extremely heavy rains in other areas of Konkan including Sindhudurg, Raigad, Mahabaleshwar and Ratnagiri. There are two reasons for heavy rain here. First, a cyclonic circulation formed east-central and northwards of Arabian Sea. Apart from this, due to the formation of a low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal, the rain activities have increased in Mumbai.
danger of high tide
It is being said that this time there is a possibility of 18 days high tide during the monsoon. During this time the height of the waves in the sea can go up to 10 meters. Of these, 6 days are there only in the month of June, there is a danger of high tide. Meanwhile, heavy rains inundated many parts of Mumbai, forcing the traffic police to shut down four subways while many drivers were forced to leave their vehicles on the roads. Local train services were also disrupted, which were plying only for workers engaged in health and other essential services.