Mumbai, June 11: After a weekend-marred with heavy rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a largely dry day today, with sporadic low-intensity showers to be recorded in some parts of the city.
The weather forecast comes a couple of days after the weather department issued a red alert for Mumbai between June 9-12. Considering the low-rainfall on Sunday, MeT department withdrew its alert late on Sunday.
Ajay Kumar, the IMD scientist in Mumbai, said the weather body is not expecting any "enhanced rainfall activity" over the next 24 hours in the city and adjoining regions, including the Konkan coast.
The onset of Monsoon in Mumbai was confirmed on June 9, with the city witnessed upto 164mm rainfall (according to Colaba observatory) by 8:30 am on June 10.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) - the civic body of the city - has warned the residents against venturing out of their homes unless necessitated. The Naval Coast Guard were also kept on standby in wake of the potential disaster.
At least three rain-related deaths were recorded in Mumbai region due to the incessant rainfall on Saturday. While one death was caused due to falling of tree, two other casualties were reported due to electrocution and lightning.