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Mumbai’s Colaba records rainfall of 293.8 mm, highest for August in 46 years

Mumbai has received the highest rainfall of the season within just 12 hours on Wednesday, the city civic body informed. According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the island city recorded 215.8 mm rain, followed by 101.9 mm in eastern suburbs and 76.03 mm in western suburbs. A high tide of 4.44 meters or 14.57 feet is likely to hit Mumbai today at 1.50 pm.

Meawhile, India’s tally of coronavirus COVID-19 infections climbed to over 19 lakh cases on Wednesday (August 5, 2020), with 52,509 people testing positive for the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours while the death toll climbed to 39,795 with 857 people succumbing to the disease, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

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