Mumbai breaks 46-year rain record

Friday, August 7, 2020
Mumbai breaks 46-year rain record

  • According to Indian media, 331 mm of rain was recorded in 24 hours in Colaba area south of Mumbai, which broke the 46-year-old record of rain.
  • According to Indian media the previous record was recorded in August ninteen seventy four.
  • According to media reports, strong winds accompanied by torrential rains in different parts of Mumbai also caused winds to blow at a speed of 107 kmph. Due to the rains, train, bus service, offices and other essential services were also declared closed. Is.
  • The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast more rains in the city in the next few hours and urged citizens not to leave their homes unnecessarily.
  • According to the Indian Meteorological Department, Mumbai has received 64% of the monsoon rains in the last five days, while heavy rains and storms are expected in the next few hours.
  • According to the Meteorological Department, the spell of rain will gradually decrease in the next 24 hours.
  • Due to heavy rains in the city, the local train got stuck in the water in which 290 people on board were immediately rescued.
  • Government officials have appealed to the public to stay indoors in view of the heavy rains.


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