Two washed away in Juhu beach

Two washed away in Juhu beach

Two washed away in Juhu beach

At least two persons were washed away on Juhu beach on Sunday, while two were injured in lightning at Shahpur in the Thane district of Maharashtra.

Parts of Dahanu taluka in Palghar district was inundated after receiving 125 mm of rain. The Surya river overflowed in several places.

This is the first major monsoon-related disruption in Mumbai and its suburbs this season.
Weathermen feel that the wet spell will continue for the next 24 to 48 hours. Fishermen of the coastal Konkan-Goa belt have been advised not to venture out into the Arabian Sea.

Talasari town in Palghar district recorded 470 mm rain, the highest in the state.
Vada and Vikramgadh in Palghar district recorded 360 mm and 320 mm, respectively, in the last two days. Pune, Nashik, the hill stations of Mahabaleshwar, Matheran and Lonavla-Khandala, too, received good rainfall. Train services were hit.

10 hurt in Kerala

Heavy rain and strong winds in the Kunnamkulam region of Thrissur district of Kerala caused damages to houses, a school, a church and many vehicles.

A portion of the ceiling at the St Mary’s Cathedral in Kunnamkulam collapsed, causing minor injuries to about 10 people.

Trees were uprooted in a spell of heavy rain, causing damage to parked vehicles and snapping power lines in some areas.

According to a daily bulletin released by the meteorological centre in Thiruvananthapuram, while parts of Thrissur district received steady rain on Sunday.

The Met department has predicted heavy rainfall in Kerala till June 28. On Sunday, heavy rainfall was reported from parts of Ernakulam district, Peerumed in Idukki district and Kodungallur in Thrissur district.

Rain lashed the south Gujarat region, with Valsad district receiving the highest rainfall of 194 mm in the state since Saturday.

The heavy downpour triggered a flash flood in Darotha river, leaving 15 people stranded near Bhilod village, who were later rescued.

The Met department has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in south Gujarat in the next five days.

“Yesterday’s (Saturday) offshore trough at mean sea level from south Gujarat coast to Kerala coast persists. The upper air cyclone circulation over southeast Rajasthan and neighbourhood from 5.8 and 7.6 km persists,” the India Meteorological Department stated.