Shahad is a town in Thane district in Maharashtra state in India. It is located 60 km from Mumbai. The term “Shahad” is derived from Urdu word “Shah Had” “Shah” related to Mughals and “Had” means Border. Kalyan was developed under Mughal empire. Once “Shahad” comprised a large area which included “Mothe Shahad”, “Shahad Gaothan Koliwada”, and “Dhakate shahad.”Shahad” is home to communities of fishing colonies which are known as “Shahad Koliwada”.
The climate in Jamaat Addai ash Shahad is called a desert climate. There is virtually no rainfall all year long in Jamaat Addai ash Shahad. The climate here is classified as BWh by the Koppen-Geiger system. The average annual temperature in Jamaat Addai ash Shahad is 23.8 °C. The rainfall here averages 120 mm.