Monsoon rains had played havoc over the city of Mumbai along with giving some heavy to extremely heavy rains over many parts of Maharashtra. The Konkan division has recorded the much intense rains in comparison with the other divisions of the state. In fact, Mumbai city had recorded the famous three-digit rains during the last 24 hours.
It is due to these incessant rains that as of June 24, the state is rainfall surplus by 29%. In the span of 24 hours, from 08:30 am on Sunday, Mumbai’s Santa Cruz observatory recorded 231 mm of rains, Dahanu 231 mm, Thane 170 mm, Alibag 150 mm, Colaba observatory recorded 99 mm of rains, Ratnagiri 96.5 mm, Harnai 54 mm, Mahabaleshwar 47 mm, Nashik 12 mm, Buldhana 11 mm, Kolhapur 9 mm and Sangli recorded 2 mm of rains.
As per Skymet Weather, a cyclonic circulation is persisting over North Konkan and adjoining South Gujarat. Along with this, the offshore trough is also extending from this cyclonic circulation to Kerala.