red alert

The IMD also predicted that the national capital and some areas of Uttar Pradesh are likely to receive rainfall in the next two hours. It also stated that the thunderstorm would accompany downpour in these regions.

As per the weather experts, Mumbai is receiving these heavy rains due to a Cyclonic Circulation over Madhya Maharashtra which is 5 km to 9 km above sea level.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued 'Red Alert' for Palgha, Thane and Raigad districts for July 27-28, Ratnagiri district for July 27 and Mumbai for July 28.