The India Meteorological Department (IMD) revised its forecast on Sunday evening to the possibility of a few spells of rain or thundershowers over Mumbai and surrounding areas from Sunday to Tuesday. read more
A man stands along the sea front as pre-monsoon clouds gather over the Mumbai skyline. While the south-west monsoon made a presence over Goa on Thursday, the weather bureau said that conditions were favourable for monsoon to set in over Maharashtra by Friday and over Mumbai by Saturday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast ‘extremely heavy rain’ over the weekend advising people to stay indoors.
An advisory has been issued to Mumbai citizens to stay indoors in view of the forecast. All leaves of senior civic officials were also cancelled to deal with the any possible extreme situation. read more
The weather department has said fishermen will be warned not to venture into deeper waters of the Arabian Sea as heavy rains are expected after monsoon hits Mumbai, Goa and Maharashtra on June 7. read more