#Weather

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Vehicles make their way through the waterlogged road during heavy rain at Kings Circle in Mumbai. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Mumbai's drainage system is nearly 150 years old
  • Dadar, Mahim and Matunga are some low-lying areas that flood in every monsoon
  • The Mithi river has become a veritable sewer, choked with domestic and industrial waste

.London, UK
51-year-old Shaun Ley during a live broadcast. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

51-year-old Shaun Ley was seen wearing a a jacket and tie from the waist up but viewers spotted his legs in a split-second side view.

.Meghalaya, India
One of India's most interesting geographical features is its varying rainfall patterns across the country. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • Mawsymram in Meghalaya records the highest rainfall in India
  • It is closely followed by Cherrapunji, also located in Meghalaya's Khasi Hills
  • The Western Ghats, too, hold a few areas dominated by heavy rainfall

.Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Rough sea in the Bay of Bengal ahead of Cyclone 'Yaas' landfall at Digha in East Midnapore district on May 25, 2021. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Cyclone Yaas is likely to make landfall near Dhamra Port in Odisha on Wednesday
  • Cyclone Yaas has escalated into a 'severe cyclonic storm'
  • Chandbali is likely to witness the maximum damage, IMD Director-General has said

.Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
.Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
A police person announces cyclone related warnings at a beach in Puri on May 22, 2021. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Cyclone Yaas has escalated to a "very severe cyclonic storm" according to IMD
  • The state administrations, as well as the central government, are planning for the cyclone
  • It will bring winds of 155-165 kmph with gusts up to 185 kmph

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Reportedly, the Met Office has predicted the cyclone to go towards Bangladesh after making landfall in West Bengal. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • 'Yash', the upcoming cyclone, is centred over south-central Bay of Bengal, and can make landfall around May 24
  • The Regional Meteorological Department (RMD) said that it was too early to predict any possible developments
  • Super cyclone Amphan had ravaged West Bengal in May, 2020

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Huge wave turbulence due to cyclones at a seashore in Kanyakumari on Saturday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Lifeguards have been deployed near the sea
  • "We've trimmed all huge trees & police are patroling", said Mumbai Mayor
  • It is expected to have a heavy downpour in Mumbai from Sunday afternoon

.Devprayag, Uttarakhand, India
Devprayag of Tehri district on Tuesday witnessed a cloudburst. (Photo Credit: ANI)

  • No casualties have been reported yet following the incident
  • A rescue operation is underway
  • As many as 13 shops and other properties were damaged

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A commuter rides a scooter during a dust storm. (Photo credit: PTI)(PTI04_16_2021_000205B)

  • The dust storm hit under the influence of a Western Disturbance affecting the hills
  • Visibility at Palam dropped from 3,000 metres to 500 metres due to the dust storm
  • Delhi's air quality index (AQI) also deteriorated to 252 at 6 pm from 238 at 4 pm.