Pune information December’s highest 1-day rain, lowest most temperature in 25 years | Pune Information

PUNE: December started on a moist notice with the town waking as much as a drizzle and an unusually heavy fog that persevered for many a part of the day. By round 6pm, the depth of the downpour elevated considerably and the heavy rains continued until manner into the night time.
Two new marks have been set on the day. The Pashan observatory of the India Meteorological Division (IMD) registered a whopping 76.5mm rain from 8.30am to 11.30pm, making Wednesday the wettest December day for the town since 1996. The earlier highest rainfall was 53.1mm on December 13, 2014.
Town additionally noticed its day-time temperature dropping to 19.4°C (Shivajinagar), the bottom for any December day since 1996. Night time temperature at 17.3°C was, nonetheless, nearly 4°C above regular. The day temperature at Lohegaon was 20.7°C.
Aside from Pashan, the Shivajinagar observatory registered 33.8mm rainfall and Lohegaon 27mm between 8.30am and eight.30pm.
The downpour, which IMD officers attributed to the affect of a heavy cloud cowl over Madhya Maharashtra, resulted in waterlogging on roads and site visitors snarls, notably within the late night hours.
The IMD stated the rains will taper down from Thursday and really gentle to gentle rain has been forecast for December 3 and 4. “Aside from average rain within the rural and concrete components of Pune district, heavy rain was recorded in some areas of the ghat part as effectively,” stated a Met official. All talukas in rural Pune too reported pretty good rainfall.
Anupam Kashyapi, head of climate forecast at IMD Pune, stated a system presently prevails over the Central Andaman Sea. “It has a west-northwest motion and is predicted to cross by means of north Odisha and the coastal space of Andhra Pradesh within the subsequent two days,” he stated.
“Additionally, there may be an higher air circulation over the South East Arabian Sea and from there a trough line extends to the Kutch area in Gujarat. Due to these climate circumstances, the Madhya Maharashtra area, which incorporates Pune and the Konkan area, is getting rain. The rain depth will cut back considerably on December 3 and 4,” Kashyapi stated.
Town is predicted to get very gentle to gentle rainfall and witness partly cloudy circumstances for the subsequent three days, Kashyapi stated. “Due these circumstances, the day temperature is predicted to stay beneath the conventional vary. Normally, day temperatures hover between 28-29°C however will now be decrease by 4-5°C,” he added.
A senior Met official stated December often sees no rain. “It depends upon the climate system that retains altering on account of different causes. Now we have recorded rainfall in December up to now as effectively, however not so often,” the official stated. Comparable climate circumstances have been recorded in all observatories of Madhya Maharashtra. Day-time temperature has diminished within the vary of 2-9°C.
In Western Maharashtra, most components of Kolhapur and Satara districts acquired heavy rainfall because the climate remained gloomy with robust winds. In Kolhapur, the day started with drizzle and by night it began pouring closely. As per the IMD, Satara district acquired 1mm rainfall, Kolhapur bought 0.3mm and Sangli 0.2mm rainfall until Wednesday morning 8am. The IMD has issued an advisory to the farmers to maintain their farm produce and cattle secure as there are possibilities of gentle to medium rain until December 5 in components of Kolhapur district together with winds blowing as much as 30 to 40km/hr. Pesticides ought to be sprayed in farms after making certain there will likely be no rainfall. Tomato, onion, crimson chilli, amongst different crops are more likely to be affected.
(With inputs from Rahul Gayakwad in Kolhapur)

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