Incessant rain lashes Mumbai; heavy showers likely

MUMBAI: Incessant rains continued to lash Mumbai city and neighbouring districts on Saturday, throwing normal life out of gear even as weathermen predicted heavy showers across the state for Sunday.
Local trains were running late on the Central Railway Saturday morning, inconveniencing daily commuters.
However, vehicular traffic remained undisrupted and no water logging incidents were reported, disaster management officials said.
According to data by the Meteorology department here, Mumbai city recorded 10.42 mm of rainfall, while eastern and western suburbs of the metropolis recorded 4.88 mm and 12.29 mm rainfall overnight.
Other parts of Maharashtra also received moderate to heavy downpour in the last 24 hours with Alibaug recording 186.7 mm rainfall, Ratnagiri 31.2 mm, Mahabaleshwar 21.9 mm and Parbhani 84.0 mm rainfall,” said a weather official.
The department has also warned of heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours especially in North Konkan region including Palghar, Thane and Raigad districts.

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