Ahead of onset of monsoon, rain lashed parts of Mumbai on Thursday, June 9. Thunder showers were recorded in Borivali, Goregaon, and Powai. According to the weather department, the monsoon is progressing normally and will likely reach Maharashtra in the next two days.
As the city welcomed pre-monsoon showers, netizens took to Twitter to share videos and images of Mumbai rains.
The first one is always special
— Dreamweaver (@pragnya16)
I find peace in the rains!
— Sujit Mohan (@AdvSujitMohan)
Finally some relief
— Vina Mungekar (@VigilantVina)
As rain lashed the city, traffic was briefly disrupted in some areas of Mumbai. A video shared on social media showed a packed western express highway.
Its not a shower, not a drizzle but a full blown mumbai monsoon n a packed western express highway
— Ubermom077 (@ubermom077)
Meanwhile, the weather department has forecasted that thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and light to moderate spells of rain with gusty winds was likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Mumbai, Thane, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar and Beed on Thursday.