Photos: Mumbai’s June rainfall surpasses monthly average as monsoon hits

  • For June so far, Mumbai’s total rainfall accumulation (counting pre-monsoon showers between June 1 and June 8) has already reached 533.6mm, surpassing the 505mm monthly average. The city received 107mm of rainfall just in the 24 hours ending at 8:30 am on June 11, according to the automatic weather station in Santacruz.
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Dark monsoon clouds loom as waves lash the shores during high tide at Bandra in Mumbai on June 11. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had declared the arrival of the south-west monsoon in Mumbai on June 9, two days prior to the official onset date.(Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)

Dark monsoon clouds loom as waves lash the shores during high tide at Bandra in Mumbai on June 11. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had declared the arrival of the south-west monsoon in Mumbai on June 9, two days prior to the official onset date.(Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)

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People wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains on the first day of the monsoon at Hindmata in Mumbai on June 9. The onset came with two days of continuous showers, with residents only finding some respite on June 11 morning when the rains took a break in the city and its suburbs, PTI reported.(Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

People wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains on the first day of the monsoon at Hindmata in Mumbai on June 9. The onset came with two days of continuous showers, with residents only finding some respite on June 11 morning when the rains took a break in the city and its suburbs, PTI reported.(Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

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Motorists driving in the rain on Eastern Express Highway at Vikhroli in Mumbai on June 10. Mumbai is expected to receive at least another 200mm of rainfall by June 14.(Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)

Motorists driving in the rain on Eastern Express Highway at Vikhroli in Mumbai on June 10. Mumbai is expected to receive at least another 200mm of rainfall by June 14.(Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)

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Municipal workers standing near an open manhole to divert people, on a waterlogged road in Parel, Mumbai on June 9. Mayor Kishori Pednekar on June 10 said that 458 pumps have been installed to pump out the rainwater and work is underway to cover 73000 manholes in the city.(Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

Municipal workers standing near an open manhole to divert people, on a waterlogged road in Parel, Mumbai on June 9. Mayor Kishori Pednekar on June 10 said that 458 pumps have been installed to pump out the rainwater and work is underway to cover 73000 manholes in the city.(Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

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Covid-19 vaccinations at the C.R. Wadia Hospital had to be stopped for two days after warnings of heavy rains from in Thane, Mumbai on June 10. Traffic jams for hours, waterlogging on streets and other routine disruptions brought life to a standstill in Mumbai and its suburbs soon after the rains hit.(Praful Gangurde / HT Photo)

Covid-19 vaccinations at the C.R. Wadia Hospital had to be stopped for two days after warnings of heavy rains from in Thane, Mumbai on June 10. Traffic jams for hours, waterlogging on streets and other routine disruptions brought life to a standstill in Mumbai and its suburbs soon after the rains hit.(Praful Gangurde / HT Photo)

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Vehicles on Western Express Highway amid heavy rains at Jogeshwari, in Mumbai on June 9. An "orange alert" has been issued by the IMD for Mumbai, which predicts "heavy to very heavy rain" at isolated places till the end of the week.(Vijay Bate / HT Photo)

Vehicles on Western Express Highway amid heavy rains at Jogeshwari, in Mumbai on June 9. An "orange alert" has been issued by the IMD for Mumbai, which predicts "heavy to very heavy rain" at isolated places till the end of the week.(Vijay Bate / HT Photo)

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Children playing on a waterlogged street during the rains at Parel in Mumbai on June 9. Apart from the waterlogging on the city’s roads, disruptions have already been experienced along the suburban train network due to tracks being inundated.(Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

Children playing on a waterlogged street during the rains at Parel in Mumbai on June 9. Apart from the waterlogging on the city’s roads, disruptions have already been experienced along the suburban train network due to tracks being inundated.(Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

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A worker on the Coastal Road project looks towards waves crashing on the shore during high tide at Marine Drive in Mumbai on June 10. The civic administration had been on its toes as a high tide of 4.34 metres was expected at around 12.54 pm on June 11. But as the rain has stopped in the morning, they have heaved a sigh of relief, PTI reported.(Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)

A worker on the Coastal Road project looks towards waves crashing on the shore during high tide at Marine Drive in Mumbai on June 10. The civic administration had been on its toes as a high tide of 4.34 metres was expected at around 12.54 pm on June 11. But as the rain has stopped in the morning, they have heaved a sigh of relief, PTI reported.(Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)

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