Scattered rain and thundershower activities have resumed over Mumbai and suburbs since morning hours today. Low-level westerly winds are strengthening, Monsoon surge over the west coast will also become active.
In the view of the above scenario, rain activities are set to increase over Konkan and Goa including Mumbai. Heavy to very heavy spells are possible over Mumbai and suburbs on August 4 and 5.
During the last 2-3 days, Mumbai and suburbs have not witnessed heavy downpour. Now there will be a gradual increase in rain activities across the city. By today’s night, parts of Mumbai and suburbs will start receiving intense rain activities, which may lead to waterlogging in the low-lying areas.
From August 4, rain activities are expected to become severe over Mumbai and suburbs. Therefore, it is advised to plan your day in advance. Mumbaikars are advised to avoid going out if it is not necessary for at least the next 2 days on August 4 and 5. Rain intensity over Mumbai and suburbs will start decreasing from August 6th. There will be moderate showers over Mumbai and suburbs for at least the next 2 to 3 days post-August 5.
The month of July this year has witnessed record rainfall for Mumbai. But as the rain activities were well distributed throughout the month, Mumbaikars did not face flash floods and severe waterlogging.