IMD issues high tide warning in Mumbai along with warning of heavy rainfall

The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) has also issued a high tide warning in Mumbai for Saturday, with a surge of 4.90 metres expected around 1.44 pm local time.

People have been advised not to venture close to the coast after heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai and adjoining suburbs, leading to water-logging in several areas. Reportedly, Water-logging on railway tracks disrupted the suburban train services to some extent, as locals were running behind schedule by around 15 minutes.

The overnight rain has led to traffic snarls in Mumbai. The city’s municipal corporation  diverted bus routes at various spots in Dindoshi, Kandivali and Borivali.Continuous rains and poor visibility has also impacted operations at the Mumbai  airport. According to the spokesperson of Mumbai Airport the operations are normal but flights are operating with a delay of over 30 minutes.

According to Indian Metrological Department, Intense rains likely to occur in many parts of Mumbai city and also adjoining areas like Thane as clouds move from sea to land. Similarly, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Hyderabad has also issued heavy rain alert for Hyderabad for the next few days. According to IMD, the city is witnessing incessant rains for the past four days and is likely to continue for a few days.

As per IMD report on August 3,2019  Southwest Monsoon has been ‘VIGOROUS’ over Telangana.
Heavy Rain very likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Adilabad, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Jagatiyal, Medak, Warangal, Siddipet
over Telangana. GHMC has alerted its team and asked to stand by especially with low-lying areas in the twin cities, which are particularly vulnerable. Emergency and Disaster Relief teams have been directed to he on standby.

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