The ongoing dry part of the monsoon in Mumbai is displaying no indicators of abating this week. In the primary 9 days of August, Mumbai recorded a 78 per cent poor rain, i.e., it recorded 43.2 mm rain as towards the conventional of 195.6 mm within the interval. Very gentle to gentle rain has been recorded within the metropolis this month. Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Satara and Kolhapur districts, which had been battered by rains in July, have recorded poor rainfall this August.
A partly cloudy sky over Mumbai and neighbouring Thane districts, with some intense rain spell in Navi Mumbai, Panvel and Raigad areas was recorded on Tuesday. As per 24 hours, forecast gentle to reasonable rain is probably going in Mumbai.
There aren’t any climate warnings issued for the state for this week. Due to the dearth of any sustained giant scale climate programs within the area, rains are subdued. With no vigorous monsoon trough within the neighborhood, and with none low-pressure programs within the Bay of Bengal, the affect of rain-bearing westerly winds has change into subdued, with an opportunity of revival solely after August 14. “Subdued rainfall very likely over rest parts of plains of northwest India (Punjab, Haryana, West Rajasthan) and most parts of Peninsular India, including Maharashtra and Gujarat state,” IMDs Monday bulletin acknowledged.
With the dearth of rainfall within the metropolis, the utmost or day temperature has risen. Monday’s temperature on the IMDs Santacruz observatory was 32.5 levels Celsius, which is three levels above regular. The document for the very best most temperature in August is 33.5 levels Celsius, recorded in 1969 on August 25. Last 12 months, the utmost temperature had touched 33.5 levels Celsius, on August 3.
The minimal temperature has additionally proven an increase. The minimal temperature recorded on Tuesday was 26.four levels Celsius, a level above regular.