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Rain in Mumbai

Rains in Mumbai

Mumbai : The first rains showers of the season hit parts of Mumbai and Thane at around 4 pm, much to the delight of heat harried citizens.

The rains lashed parts of  kalyan, Dombivali, Ulhasnagar, Ambernath, Badlapur, Kamothe, New Panvel, Kharghar, Belapur and south mumbai for a good 15 to 20 minutes on Sunday afternoon.

Meanwhile, Mumbai’s spirits were lifted with early morning pre-monsoon showers in many parts of the city. While the rains were heavy in Dadar, Parel, Lal baug,Bandra, Mahim, Sion and Mulund, the intensity of rain was low in other areas.

The day, however, remained cloudy giving the city some respite from the sweltering heat. Mumbai is expected to remain cloudy with showers and thunderstorms expected in continuous intervals for the next 48 hours.

People on the streets of Panvel scurried for cover, smiling nevertheless as they looked skywards to thank the rain gods.

The system will result in rainfall over Mumbai and coastal regions including Karnataka and Konkan and Goa in next 48 hours.

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