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Mumbai rains get intense, 71 mm rainfall received in 9 hours

July 2, 2016 7:53 PM |

Mumbai rain get intense, 71 mm rainfall received in 9 hoursAfter displaying a great performance in the month of June, Mumbai rains are all set to steal the show in July. The maximum city has been receiving heavy rains since the first day of July. So much so that Mumbai received more than 50 mm of rain on both the days.

Now, during the past few hours, Mumbai rains have gotten intense. The city has been receiving heavy to very heavy rains since the early morning hours. In fact, the rains are much more in intensity as compared to yesterday.

During the last nine hours from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm today, Santa Cruz observatory in Mumbai recorded a whopping 71 mm of rain. With 15 hours in hand, Mumbai is likely to receive three digit rains in a span of 24 hours.

So far in July, Mumbai has received 218.7 mm of rain which is way better than what was received during the first fifteen days of June. The monthly average for the city in July stands at 799.7 mm of rain. With the rainfall figures recorded until now, reaching its monthly target on time seems like a cakewalk for Mumbai.

During the next 24 hours, heavy rains are likely over Mumbai and its suburbs. Also, the possibility of very heavy spells during this period also cannot be ruled out.

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