Mild to reasonable showers had been reported over the previous 24 hours in Mumbai and its suburbs barring sure intense spells at remoted locations.
Santacruz and Colaba climate observatory, consultant of the suburbs and Mumbai; and south Mumbai, respectively, have obtained intermittent reasonable rainfall between 8:30 am on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Santacruz and Colaba climate stations reported 30.7 millimetres (mm) and 16.7 mm rainfall, respectively, which might be categorised as reasonable, based on India Meteorological Division (IMD) authorities’ classification.
IMD considers rainfall between 15.6 and 64.four mm as reasonable.
On Wednesday morning, negligible rainfall was recorded at each the climate stations, however remoted areas throughout town recorded a downpour.
The utmost rainfall was recorded within the north-western suburbs of Mumbai between 8:30 am and 12.30 pm.
Dahisar recorded 19.5 mm rain, adopted by Thane (18.7 mm), Borivali (15.6 mm), Goregaon (15.5 mm), Malad (15.four mm), Bhayander (13 mm), Powai (10.2 mm), and Bandra (10.6 mm).
IMD authorities have predicted that cloud cowl with reasonable rainfall would persist coupled with a risk of a downpour over remoted areas.
“Extra rain depth has been reported in direction of the north-western suburbs of Mumbai over the previous 24 hours. This development is prone to proceed. Radar and satellite tv for pc pictures have indicated dense cloud cowl over the north Konkan coast, which can result in heavy showers within the Mumbai Metropolitan Area (MMR), surrounding areas and the Western Ghats over the following 48 hours,” stated KS Hosalikar, deputy director-general (D-G), western area, IMD.
Throughout Maharashtra, the utmost rainfall was reported from Matheran (72.2 mm), adopted by Mahabaleshwar (58.6 mm), Dahanu (43 mm), Thane (37 mm), and Mumbai (30 mm).
Mumbai suburbs have obtained 63% of extra rainfall between June 1 and Wednesday (August 12), whereas the corresponding determine for south Mumbai is 70%.
Maharashtra has recorded 8% of extra rainfall at 713.1 throughout this era, as in comparison with a standard of 657.three mm.