Mumbai has obtained over 1,000 mm rainfall throughout August with greater than per week to go until the top of the month. The Santacruz climate observatory, consultant of the suburbs and Mumbai, has recorded 1020.1 mm rain between August 1 and 23, and is simply 16.4 mm wanting breaking the month-to-month highest rain document for the last decade (1036.5 in August 2010).
Regardless of the orange alert (heavy to very heavy rain) issued by the India Meteorological Division (IMD) for Saturday and yellow alert (heavy rain in remoted areas) for Sunday, Mumbai obtained solely sporadic mild showers up to now over the weekend. Between 8.30 am Saturday and eight.30 am Sunday, 14.2 mm rain was recorded within the suburbs whereas 3 mm rain was recorded in south Mumbai.
IMD has downgraded all climate warnings for the approaching week with the opportunity of mild to reasonable rain until the top of the month. “The affect of the low stress climate system over central India was extra in direction of the inside Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh area, the coastal areas, particularly north Konkan together with Mumbai noticed solely passing showers. Nevertheless, extra rain was recorded over elements of south Konkan and central Maharashtra districts,” mentioned KS Hosalikar, deputy director common, western area, IMD.
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Hosalikar added that some areas in direction of the northwestern suburbs of Mumbai obtained reasonable showers ranging between 40-70 mm. “Satellite tv for pc photographs are actually displaying dense cloud cowl over the Gujarat area, which can result in extraordinarily heavy showers however just a few passing showers are anticipated for Mumbai and surrounding areas,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, the town can also be simply 79 mm wanting surpassing the three,000 mm mark for the season. Between June 1 and August 21, the suburbs and south Mumbai have recorded 66% and 67% extra rain than the traditional for this era. Maharashtra total has recorded 19% extra rain for the season up to now. Lakes supplying ingesting water to Mumbai stand at 92.3%.
Throughout the state, most rain over the previous 24 hours was recorded at Mahabaleshwar at 48 mm adopted by Dahanu 28 mm, Ratnagiri 22 mm, Thane 20 mm, and Akola 20 mm.