IMD issues orange alert, #MumbaiRains trends on social media

After a relatively slow onset of the monsoon, Mumbai saw torrential rains Sunday night and Monday morning.

As T . mentionedweather channel, “Since the start of the monsoon period on June 1, the inactive phase of the monsoon has resulted in Maharashtra having recorded just 40.3 mm of rain so far this month – a 57% ‘deficit’ compared to its long-term average for the period between June 1. And 18, which has a diameter of 93.4 mm.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday morning issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Balgar, Thani, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindudurg. The orange alert Issued when an area is expected to experience heavy to very heavy rain in a row for three days.

Many Mumbaikars welcomed the torrential rain by posting pictures of rain online and sharing memes.

Earlier on Sunday, IMD advised Mumbai residents to take precautions for the impending heavy rains. In a media statement, an official with the International Institute for Human Development said: “The city may fall around 130 mm of rain over the next two or three days, which is not alarming by Mumbai standards, but may cause waterlogging.”

While the pleasant change in weather caused by rains has been welcomed by all, Mumbai rains are also known to cause waterlogging and traffic jams.

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