Heavy Rains to Proceed over Mumbai, Thane, Raigad This Weekend; Pune, Kolhapur, Satara In for Very Heavy Showers


Heavy rain causes waterlogging in Turbhe, Navi Mumbai on Thursday, June 17. (KK Choudhary/BCCL Mumbai)

Heavy rain causes waterlogging in Turbhe, Navi Mumbai on Thursday, June 17.

(KK Choudhary/BCCL Mumbai)

Friday, June 18: Following an intense spell of monsoon rainfall over Maharashtra, notably in its coastal areas, extra heavy showers have now been forecast all throughout the state for the subsequent few days.

In response to the India Meteorological Division (IMD), an offshore trough that runs from south Gujarat coast to north Kerala coast is anticipated to deliver widespread rainfall with remoted heavy to very heavy falls over Konkan & Goa and Madhya Maharashtra in the course of the subsequent 2-3 days.

The IMD’s regional met centre in Mumbai has predicted remoted heavy showers over the districts of Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad on Friday and Saturday.

As per The Climate Channel’s 10-day forecast, the probabilities of precipitation over Mumbai will stay between 80-90% for the subsequent 4 days. The daytime temperature in India’s monetary capital shall be 31°C on Friday, however drop right down to 28-29°C from Saturday to Monday.

Additional, RMC Mumbai has additionally indicated a robust probability of remoted heavy to very heavy rains over Pune, Kolhapur, Satara, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg on Friday, however the depth of the showers will drop down to only heavy rains over the weekend.

The districts of Aurangabad, Jalna, Beed, Latur, Osmanabad, Amravati and Nagpur are anticipated to witness thunderstorms and lightning on Friday. Alternatively, the likes of Bhandara, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli and Gondia will begin experiencing lightning and thunderstorms beginning Saturday, and these situations will prevail a minimum of till Monday.

In view of those predictions, the IMD has issued an orange alert over Konkan & Goa and Madhya Maharashtra on Friday, with the advisory urging the residents of those subdivisions to ‘remember’ of the native climate scenario. Marathwada and Vidarbha shall be beneath a yellow watch on at the present time, which advises individuals to ‘be up to date’ on the native climate scenario.

Thereafter, the yellow watch will prevail over Konkan-Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and Vidarbha on Saturday, and simply over Konkan-Goa and Madhya Maharashtra on Sunday and Monday.

In the meantime, on Thursday, June 17, heavy showers bombarded a number of elements of the West Indian state. As per the IMD data, the utmost quantity of precipitation between Thursday and Friday mornings was recorded in Thane (207 mm), adopted by Mahabaleshwar (111 mm), Suburban Mumbai (83 mm), Satara (75 mm) and Nagpur (51 mm).

And because the starting of the monsoon season on June 1, Maharashtra has recorded 165.8 mm rainfall—83% greater than its long-term common for the interval between June 1-17. Throughout the state, the very best quantity of precipitation has been centered on Konkan & Goa (583.7 mm), adopted by Vidarbha (127.3 mm), Marathwada (123.4 mm) and Madhya Maharashtra (114.7 mm).

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