A high alert has been issued in Mumbai forcasting a high tide of 4.4 metres at 11:40 am today.
Meanwhile an orange alert has been issued for Kolhapur and Satara districts in western Maharashtra and for coastal areas for today and tomorrow. The Met department has also predicted heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places in ghat areas.
A forecast of sunshine to moderate rains is formed for Pune and adjoining areas of the district for subsequent two days, a politician said.
“The southwest monsoon would remain active over Maharashtra for subsequent 4-5 days which can cause strong spells of showers,” a politician said in Mumbai.
Meanwhile, water levels of Krishna, Warna and Koyna rivers in Sangli district have risen thanks to continuous rains, officials said, adding that residents are placed on alert.
Massive floods had caused widescale damage in Sangli and Kolhapur districts last year during monsoon.
“Light to moderate rains are likely to require place in Pune and adjoining areas on Tuesday and Wednesday. Rain activity within the district will increase as moderate rains are predicted on Thursday and Friday,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said in Pune.
In Sangli district, Very light to light rains are predicted for subsequent two to 3 days.
Meanwhile, Pune city recorded light rainfall within the last 24 hours.