Heavy rainfall is likely to lash parts of Mumbai, Thane and Palghar on Wednesday owing to the expected formation of a low-pressure area over east central Arabian sea off Maharashtra coast and a western disturbance.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said under the influence of the systems fairly widespread rain/thunderstorm with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall accompanied with thunderstorms and lightning are likely over Gujarat, north central Maharashtra and north Konkan region Wednesday and Thursday.
“A low pressure area is likely to form over eastcentral Arabian sea off Maharashtra coast during next 24 hours. A Western Disturbance lies as a trough in mid & upper tropospheric westerlies roughly along Long. 58 degree E to the north of Lat. 15 degree N,” the IMD tweeted on Tuesday.
“Under the influence of these systems: Fairly widespread/widespread rain/thunderstorm with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall over Gujarat Region, north Madhya Maharashtra and north Konkan on December 1 and isolated heavy rainfall over Gujarat Region and north Madhya Maharashtra on December 2,” it said in another tweet.