Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall on Thursday, ending a nearly month-long break in the monsoon. The subways of Andheri and Malad were closed for traffic movement due to the downpour. The India Meteorological Department had issued a yellow alert for Mumbai, Palghar, and Thane. While the city experienced thunderstorms and lightning, the intensity of the rainfall is expected to decrease after 36 hours. Other parts of India, including Delhi, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and Kerala, are also experiencing heavy rains.
People took to social media to share videos of heavy rains that hit Mumbai. Sharing a video of rains in the city, a user wrote, “Damn! Mumbai Rains are at it once again.” Meanwhile, after a long spell of heat, rain lashed parts of Delhi on Thursday. Areas that are expected to witness moderate to heavy rains are Burari, Kanjhawala, Rohini, Badili, Mundaka, Pashchim Vihar, Jafarpur, Nazafgarh, NCR (Bahadurgarh) Farukhnagar and Rewari (Haryana), the weather department said. Several parts of the country including Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Kerala are also witnessing heavy rains. In a post on X, the IMD wrote in Hindi, “#Odisha recorded heavy to very heavy rainfall. Semiliguda recorded 16 cm and Nabarangpur 11 cm. Be aware in the rainy season and keep the people around you safe as well.” It added, “#Chhattisgarh recorded heavy to very heavy rainfall. 12 cm of rain has been recorded in Kondagaon and 10 cm in Bakavand. Be aware in the rainy season and keep the people around you safe as well.”