Mumbai rains: Will heavy rainfall play a spoilsport in Dahi Handi 2023 celebrations? IMD predicts more downpours
The nation is celebrating Janmashtami, and the city popular for its jubilant celebration and famous Dahi-Handi events is battered with heavy rainfall.
Many parts of the city are witnessing heavy downpour since morning on Thursday. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a further intensification in rainfall on the day and for coming 2-3 days.
Till now, no alerts have been issued for Mumbai and Thane. However, a ‘yellow’ alert has been issued for neighbouring districts of Raigad and Ratnagiri on Thursday. According to the weather agency, heavy rainfall is expected in parts of Mumbai and Thane till Sunday.
In its latest local weather forecast, IMD has predicted light to moderate rainfall in Mumbai city and suburbs in next twenty four hours. The maximum and minimum temperatures of the city can range between 32 degree Celsius and 26 degree Celsius.
The IMD has predicted widespread rainfall in the city from Thursday. Heavy rainfall is expected in all regions of Maharashtra, including North Konkan, South Konkan, Goa, North Central Maharashtra, etc.