Heavy rains, waterlogging in Mumbai, high tide likely

Mumbai continued to witness heavy rains on Saturday morning with downpour leading to severe waterlogging in the city and in Maharashtra’s Thane district.Mumbai continued to witness heavy rains on Saturday morning with downpour leading to severe waterlogging in the city and in Maharashtra’s Thane district.

As local waded through ankle-deep waters to commute, the India Meteorological Centre, Mumbai has predicted more heavy rainfall in the city and suburbs.

A high tide of 4.74 meters is expected to hit Mumbai later on Saturday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
The BMC also said that a low tide of 1.32 metres will occur in the evening around 8:37 pm.
When there is a high tide during monsoon, it is difficult for the water flooded in the city to get to the seas. Low tide will help the flood water in the city to find an outlet to enter into the seas.

The BMC also said high tide of 4.06 meters will occur at around 2:45 am and low tide of 0.80 meters at 8:36 am on Sunday.
The minimum and maximum temperatures will hover around 25 degree Celsius and 30 degree Celsius throughout the day.
Owing to the torrential downpour, a part of a tree fell on Mulund station’s cover over platform (COP) and got entangled with Pantograph of a slow local train.
The tree branches were later removed and services returned to normalcy



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