Rain lashed parts of Odisha's Bhubaneswar on August 07 afternoon.
The death toll rose to 15 in landslide which took place at Rajamala, Idukki district of Kerala on August 07.
Over the past 72 hours, Mumbai saw its heaviest rain spell this season with the island city recording 637.2mm rain in south Mumbai and 505.2 mm rain in the suburbs.
The water level of Netravati River rose in Mangaluru following heavy rainfall in the region.
Mumbai received heavy rainfall on August 05 which led to water-logging at Church Gate area.
India Meteorological Department has warned that Madhya Pradesh faces increasing threat of lightning strikes. Lightning strikes have claimed 89 people from January to June this year. The number of the deceased is more compared to that last year.
As per IMD's website, Thane city, Dombivli and Kalyan areas, which are part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), received more than 120 mm rainfall during the same period. Mumbai city and suburbs like Bandra and Kurla received rainfall in the range of 30 mm to 70 mm in the last 12 hours.
Heavy rainfall in Mumbai has caused waterlogging in several areas. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday warned not to venture around beaches and other low lying areas. Meanwhile, a high tide of 4.51 meters is expected in Mumbai at 12:47 pm on Tuesday.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday issued an order that all offices and establishments will remain closed in Mumbai due to heavy rainfall. However, emergency services will remain open to the public.
The Western Railways on Tuesday informed that suburban train services suspended between Bandra-Churchgate due to high tide and heavy rains. Meanwhile, special services are being run between Virar-Andheri -Bandra. After incessant rain, water enters houses in Kandivali area following incessant rainfall in Mumbai.
Rain lashed Mumbai on Monday as the monsoon system active over the Arabian Sea strengthened and the weather department sounded a red alert that it will get intense in the metropolis and its suburbs during the next two days.
Indian Meteorological Department has issued a warning of possible thunderstorms over parts of East Rajasthan, West Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal. As per IMD forecast, ‘moderate to severe’ thunderstorms accompanied with lightning is likely in these states during the next 48 hours.
The IMD has invited research groups who can study how artificial intelligence (AI) be used for improving weather forecasting and the Ministry of Earth Sciences is evaluating their proposals, Mohapatra said.
The districts of Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts have been issued yellow alert.
Mumbai and some other districts in Maharashtra are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall in a few places from August 3 till August 5, said the India Meteorological Department on Saturday.
Monsoon is likely to be normal in the second half of the four-month rainfall season, the India Meteorological Department said on Friday.
India Meteorological Department Senior Scientist RK Jenamani informed that India received less rainfall in the month of July.
Parts of Kochi received heavy rainfall on July 29 which led to heavy waterlogging in the city. Vehicular movement came to halt.