Financial capital Mumbai was hit by southwest monsoon on 9 June. Since then the city, its suburbs and neighboring districts have witnessed heavy, to very heavy, to moderate rainfall.
Rainfall at times caused waterlogging or flooding of tracks, subways, and roads at various places in the city which led to the disruption of transport services.
However, things got better as Mumbai witnessed light rains on Sunday, 13 June. As per the data on the website of Regional Meteorological Centre, IMD Mumbai, Santacruz observatory recorded 4 mm of rainfall, while the Colaba observatory recorded 16.6 mm of rainfall in last 24 hours ending at 8:30 AM on 14 June.
Mumbai Rains Update: 15 June
According to an update (2 PM, 14 June) by India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai is expected to receive light to moderate rain or thundershowers in city and suburbs, in next 24 hours.
IMD has marked Mumbai, Thane and Palghar 'green' for Tuesday, 15 June in its district forecast and warnings data, indicating chances of light to moderate rain in the city on Tuesday.
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