Heavy rainfall gauge for Mumbai in next 48 hours

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Mumbai, Sep 21: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has anticipated substantial precipitation for Mumbai for the following 48 hours, an authority said.

In its estimate for Mumbai and rural ranges, the IMD anticipated irregular or nonstop rain or gives couple of substantial spells starting from 10 am on September 21 advancing to overwhelming downpours amid the following 24 to 48 hours, Joint secretary of the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA), Rajiv Nivatkar said.

“Astoundingly overwhelming downpours are normal in the city from the morning of September 23,” he said.

Till September 23, substantial precipitation is additionally expected in Konkan, Marathwada, Central Maharashtra and Vidharbha areas, he said.

The cyclonic dissemination now along the shore of Andhra Pradesh is picking up quality. Combined with that, another cyclonic flow is creating over the Arabian ocean off the Mumbai drift, the authority said.

“Affected by these climate frameworks, there is prone to be increment in precipitation in Mumbai and northern locale of Thane and Palghar,” he said.

SDMA chief Suhas Diwase, when asked whether substantial downpours could pioneer to 26/7 (2005) storm like conditions, said in the event that it downpours in regards to 150 mm in 24 hours then there would be no damage.

“Be that as it may, if the same quantum of precipitation happens in only two hours, then it prompts flooding. On that portentous day in 2005, very nearly 92 mm downpour fell in just in a hour and around 300 mm in the following couple of hours which prompted chocking of Mumbai,” he said.

In the interim, between September 21 and 22 secluded substantial spells are normal in North Konkan (Mumbai) and South Konkan (rest of Konkan area).

Recently, Thane and Palghar regions recorded 401 mm precipitation.

Nivatkar said storm action that resuscitated itself since the most recent week has so far just about accomplished the relative normal yearly precipitation.

This year, the precipitation in Maharashtra till September 18 has been 972 mm, though relative yearly precipitation has been 1,050 mm. This year, the precipitation has crossed the normal precipitation of most recent two years, which was in the scope of 660 mm to 670 mm, he said.

As indicated by Nivatkar, great precipitation has brought about the majority of the major and medium water system dams getting brimful of water, aside from two dams in Majalgaon (Beed locale) and Manjra (Latur area) where the water stock is still very little.