Maharashtra Rains: Thunderstorms to Lash Thane, Pune, Kolhapur, Nashik, Nagpur on March 8-9; Mumbai In for Mild Showers

Heavy rain and lightning at the backdrop of BMC and CSMT in Mumbai, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018  (SL Shanth Kumar / BCCL Mumbai)

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(SL Shanth Kumar/BCCL Mumbai)

Tuesday, March 8: Summers appears to have already arrived in Maharashtra, with the daytime temperatures steadily on the rise because the starting of March 2022. However now, residents of the state might be in for some early (and really momentary) respite, as unseasonal rainfall has been forecast over the area for the following 48 hours.

As per the India Meteorological Division (IMD), a confluence of winds and a trough in easterlies will collectively trigger rainfall over western and central elements of India.

Accordingly, remoted showers of sunshine to average depth, together with thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds (blowing at 30-40 kmph) are anticipated over Maharashtra until Thursday, March 10. Furthermore, Madhya Maharashtra may additionally expertise remoted hailstorms on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 8-9.

Inside the state, the IMD’s regional met centre in Mumbai has predicted mild to average rainfall and thunderstorms over the districts of Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Dhule, Nandurbar, Jalgaon, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Pune, Kolhapur, Satara, Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Beed, Hingoli and Nagpur on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Additional, Sindhudurg and Nanded are more likely to witness the above situations on simply Wednesday, whereas mild rains will prevail over each districts on Tuesday.

In view of those predictions, the IMD has issued a yellow watch over all of the aforementioned districts, in order to induce their residents to ‘bear in mind’ of the native climate state of affairs.

As for Mumbai, the state capital may be very more likely to obtain mild rains or thundershowers for the following two days. Nevertheless, as per The Climate Channel’s hourly forecast, the possibilities of precipitation over the Metropolis of Goals would be the highest between 2:30 to 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, at round 7-9%.

The Mumbai skies will stay partly cloudy, particularly on Wednesday, whereas its daytime temperatures over the following 48 hours will peak at 31-32°C and drop right down to 27°C at night time.

In the meantime, the identical meteorological elements are additionally anticipated to trigger comparable situations over the Gujarat Area, East Rajasthan and West Madhya Pradesh for the following 2-3 days, after which the climate will as soon as once more revert to heat and dry.

By Saturday, March 12, the utmost temperatures could rise past the 40°C mark in some elements of Coastal Maharashtra and Gujarat, meteorologists have indicated.


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