mumbai rain breaks past records: Cyclone Tauktae Impact: record of 21 years of rain in Mumbai broken – rain has broke the record of twenty one years says weather department

mumbai rain breaks past records: Cyclone Tauktae Impact: record of 21 years of rain in Mumbai broken – rain has broke the record of twenty one years says weather department

Highlights:

  • The torrential rains in Mumbai broke the record of the last 21 years
  • Earlier in the year 2000, it rained in May.
  • Pre-monsoon rains usually occur after mid-May.

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The torrential rain in Mumbai due to Cyclone Toute has broken the record of last 21 years. Earlier in the year 2000, it rained in May. At that time, the Meteorological Department had recorded 190.8 mm of rain in 24 hours, but this year on Monday, more than 200 mm of rainfall has been recorded in many places.

Let us know that the speed of rain has increased in Mumbai since 8 am due to the Toute cyclone. According to the Meteorological Department, till 5.30 pm, 194 mm rainfall was recorded at the suburb of Vedhar station Santacruz, while in Colaba, 189 mm rainfall was recorded.

Even after 5.30 pm, it continued to rain in Mumbai for two hours. Worli, Vile Parle, Bandra, Goregaon, Chincholi areas have recorded rainfall between 200 and 250 mm. Regional Meteorological Department Meteorological Officer Subhangi Bhute said that this rain has broken the record of rain in May 2000.

At that time, on May 19, there was 190.8 mm of rain. Sky Met’s chief scientist Mahesh Palawat said that in May, 2000, no cyclone was formed. It may be pre-monsoon. After this, on 13 May 2017, 3.1 mm of rain was recorded. Senior officials of the Meteorological Department believe that pre-monsoon rains usually occur after mid-May.

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