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Mumbai Rains: Temperatures increase leading to sultry weather conditions

Posted on 1 Sep 2020 09:54:24 GMT - mumbai-rains

The rain activities have subsided over Mumbai and suburbs. During the last 24 hours, both the observatories in the city - Santacruz and Colaba - recorded 9 mm rainfall and most of the areas recorded the light to very light rains.

The private weather agency Skymet said that the low-pressure area which was enhancing the monsoon surge over Gujarat and North Konkan and Goa including Mumbai has moved away and weakened. “The monsoon surge will also weaken leading to almost dry weather over Mumbai and suburbs as well as most parts of Maharashtra,” said Skymet.

The weather agency said that the temperatures in Mumbai may also increase marginally leading to sultry weather conditions over the city.

“We do not expect any significant weather activity over Mumbai for at least the next week, the weather will remain sunny with partly cloudy sky conditions,” added Skymet in its weather report.

The monthly average rainfall of Mumbai for the month of September is 341.4 mm. “We can expect one or two good spells of rains over Mumbai and suburbs during the second or third week of September,” said the weather agency.

IMD weather forecast

India meteorological department’s (IMD) deputy-director of meteorology, KS Hosalikar, said it will be a bright sunny day on Anant Chaturdashi.

The weather department’s Santacruz observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 30.1 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 24.2 degree Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 29.2 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 24.5 degree Celsius.

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Mumbai Rains: Weather to go dry, temperatures will rise marginally

Posted on 31 Aug 2020 10:17:46 GMT - mumbai-rains

For the last 3 days, moderate to heavy showers are going on over Mumbai and suburbs. During the last 24 hours, the Colaba observatory recorded 29 mm and the Santacruz observatory recorded 46 mm of rainfall. In the last 24 hours, Dahanu recorded 42 mm of rain, but there is a significant decrease in rain activities for over rest Konkan and Goa.

According to private weather agency Skymet, the monsoon surge is now weakening and the low-pressure area which was enhancing the westerly flow of winds from the Arabian Sea has also moved northwestwards over Rajasthan.

“There may be spot rain thundershower activities over Mumbai and suburbs until tonight.  The weather will go almost dry for Mumbai and suburbs from tomorrow, the temperatures will rise marginally, and skies will remain partly cloudy,” said Skymet in its weather report.

The private weather agency said that there won’t be any significant weather activity for at least the next 3 to 4 days over Mumbai and suburbs.

“The monthly rain average of September for Mumbai is much less than August and is 341.4 mm, whereas in August it is 585.2 mm. We do not expect any heavy downpour lashing Mumbai for at least the next 10 days,” added Skymet.

IMD weather forecast

India meteorological department (IMD) said the sky would be partly cloudy with occasional showers for the next 24 to 48 hours over Mumbai and suburbs.

IMD’s deputy-director of meteorology, KS Hosalikar, said that Maharashtra has received well-spread, timely and consistent rainfall this season.

The weather department’s Santacruz observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 27.7 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 24 degree Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 27.8 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 25 degree Celsius.

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Mumbai Rains: Heavy showers to continue, IMD issues orange alert

Posted on 29 Aug 2020 09:22:50 GMT - mumbai-rains

Mumbaikars have been experiencing heavy rains since Friday afternoon that has led to waterlogging in different parts of the city and the suburbs. According to Skymet, the rains will continue in Mumbai till Saturday night. The intensity of the shower will decline from Sunday.

The private weather agency said in its report that the rain activity is due to the combined effect of a well-marked low-pressure area over North East Madhya Pradesh and a cyclonic circulation over south-east Pakistan. These parameters have resulted in activation of monsoon surge over North Konkan and Goa, and Gujarat, the report said.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for the northern Konkan region including Mumbai as the showers are likely to cause flooding in the low lying areas of the city and cause traffic disruptions.  

Skymet also said that even as the rain activity will see a drop on Sunday, the possibility of isolated intense spells cannot be ruled out. It further said that due to the rain activity, the weather in the city and the suburbs will be pleasant for the two to three days.

The report further mentioned that the weather over Mumbai will go dry on September 1 and significant weather activity is not expected till September 8. During the time period, city temperature will see a marginal rise by two to three degrees.

Monsoon activity in the past 24 hours

Mumbai and the suburbs witnessed incessant rains throughout Friday evening that has led to waterlogging in different parts of the city and central parts of the suburbs. According to Skymet, the Santacruz observatory received 85.4mm rains whereas Colaba recorded 108mm. Moreover, Thane-Belapur area recorded 110 mm, Dahanu 103 mm, Matheran 149 mm, and Mahabaleshwar 53 mm of rains on Friday.

The private weather agency said in its report that the Santacruz received a sum of 3038.4 mm during this monsoon between June 1 and August 29,  which is 1191.5 mm more than the normal rainfall. On the other hand, Colaba has recorded a total sum of 2816.1 mm rains between June 1 and August 29  which is 1126.2 mm more than the average rainfall.

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BMC to withdraw remaining 10 per cent water cut from today

Posted on 29 Aug 2020 00:40:41 GMT - mumbai-rains

With the total water stock reaching 95 per cent, the BMC has withdrawn the balance 10 per cent water cut from August 29. The corporation had imposed 20 per cent water cut from August 5 when the total water stock was just a mere 37 per cent. Of this, 10 per cent was withdrawn from August 21, when the stock reached 85 per cent.

The active monsoon has brought much relief as the stock increased from 37 per cent to 95 per cent within 23 days. This is probably the shortest water cut duration for the city. In 2014, the corporation had imposed a 20 per cent water cut in July and restored water supply in September.

The total storage capacity of all the seven lakes is 14.47 lakh million litres and as on Friday, there was 13.77 lakh million litres of stock. In 2019, the stock was 13.95 lakh million litres while in 2018, 13.73 lakh million litres of stock available on the same date.

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Mumbai Rains: City, suburbs receive showers; rain activity to increase further

Posted on 28 Aug 2020 08:19:12 GMT - mumbai-rains

Rain activities have increased over Mumbai and suburbs since Friday morning. Scattered light rain with one or two moderate spells has occurred over Mumbai and suburbs during the last 24 hours. The private weather agency Skymet said that Santacruz recorded 5 mm and Colaba recorded 6 mm of rain in the past 24 hours.

“We expect gradual increase in rain activities over Mumbai and suburbs by Friday afternoon or evening. There may be few intense spells of rain which may lead to waterlogging in low-lying areas,” said Skymet.

The private weather agency further said that as the monsoon surge is not very active, therefore we do not expect difficulty in commuting. “Temperatures in Mumbai and suburbs will drop by two to three degrees leading to comfortable weather conditions,” said the weather agency.

“Well marked low pressure area is now over East Madhya Pradesh and a cyclonic circulation is over South Pakistan. These weather parameters have enhanced the rainfall activities over Konkan and Goa including Mumbai and suburbs,” said Skymet.

The rain activities are expected to increase further over Mumbai and suburbs during the night and on August 29. There may be some decrease in rains activities over Mumbai and suburbs on August 30 and by August 31 and weather will start clearing up. Isolated light rain with one or two moderate spells cannot be ruled out thereafter. There may be a marginal rise in temperatures over Mumbai and suburbs post August 30.

IMD weather forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted generally cloudy sky with moderate rain in Mumbai till August 31.

“Few heavy spells of rain in Vidarbha and moderate to heavy spells in adjoining parts of Marathwada and North Konkan areas will occur in the next 24 hours,” IMD said.

IMD’s deputy-director of meteorology, KS Hosalikar, said that radar images show moderate to intense development over Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai areas.

The weather department’s Santacruz observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 31 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 25 degree Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 31.4 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 25.5 degree Celsius.

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Mumbai Rains: Moderate to heavy showers likely over city for next 2-3 days

Posted on 27 Aug 2020 10:22:39 GMT - mumbai-rains

Pleasant weather conditions with on and off light rain are going on over Mumbai and suburbs since last week. During the last 24 hours, Santacruz recorded 1.8 mm, Colaba 2.2 mm, Chembur 11.6mm, Mulund 2.8 mm, Borivali 3.8 mm, and Thane 2 mm of rain.

Private weather agency Skymet said that from Friday afternoon rain activities will increase over Mumbai and suburbs and moderate rains are expected. “This rain activity to increase further by Friday night,” said the agency.

A well-marked low pressure area has developed over Jharkhand and North Chhattisgarh which will move in the westerly direction leading to activation of monsoon surge over Konkan and Goa, including Mumbai.

Skymet said moderate to heavy showers are expected to continue over Mumbai and suburbs for the next 2-3 days until August 30. “Chance of extremely heavy or very heavy rains is almost ruled out for Mumbai and suburbs during that period to induce severe waterlogging or flash floods, low-lying areas may witness waterlogging,” Skymet said in its weather report.

The agency further said that day temperatures in Mumbai and suburbs are expected to drop by a couple of degrees, leading to pleasant weather conditions for at least the next 2 to 3 days.

“Rain intensity will reduce significantly from September 1 and thereafter isolated patchy rain and thundershowers are expected to continue over Mumbai and suburbs until the first week of September,” said the weather agency.

IMD weather forecast

India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) deputy-director of meteorology, KS Hosalikar, said both Santacruz and Colaba observatories have recorded over 1,000 mm of excess rainfall so far.

The weather department’s Santacruz observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 31.1 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 26.2 degree Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 31.4 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 26.5 degree Celsius.

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Mumbai Rains: City is rain surplus by 65 per cent

Posted on 26 Aug 2020 09:48:59 GMT - mumbai-rains

Pleasant weather conditions with on and off light rain are going on over Mumbai and suburbs since last week. During the last 24 hours, Santacruz has recorded 4 mm and Colaba has recorded 12 mm of rainfall.

Private weather agency Skymet said that Mumbai is rain surplus by 65 per cent. “Mumbai has received 2584.8 mm of rain against the normal of 1569.2 mm of rain until August 25,” said the weather agency.

Skymet said that a well-marked low pressure area has developed over Jharkhand and North Chhattisgarh and this will move in the westerly direction leading to activation of monsoon surge over Konkan and Goa, including Mumbai.

Rain activities are expected to increase over Mumbai and suburbs by the night of August 27.

“On and off moderate rains with few heavy spells are possible to lash Mumbai and suburbs between August 27 and 31. Although these rains will not be very heavy to induce severe waterlogging, but low-lying areas may witness waterlogging,” said Skymet in its weather report.

The weather over Mumbai and suburbs will become pleasant, and temperatures will drop by 2 to 3 degrees. The lake areas of Mumbai may also receive few good spells of rain.

IMD weather forecast

India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) deputy-director of meteorology, KS Hosalikar, said that it has been a very good monsoon season for Maharashtra this year.

IMD’s Santacruz observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 31.5 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 25.7 degree Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 31.4 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 25.5 degree Celsius.

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Mumbai Rains: Intensity of showers to reduce significantly from September 1

Posted on 25 Aug 2020 11:35:24 GMT - mumbai-rains

Mumbai and suburbs are experiencing isolated patchy rain and thundershower activities from the last few days, but the overall weather of Mumbai has been dry.

During the last 24 hours, Santacruz recorded 13 mm rainfall and Colaba recorded 3 mm of rain, while many parts of Mumbai and suburbs remained almost dry and warm.

Private weather agency Skymet said no significant increase in rain activities over Mumbai and suburbs is expected until the morning of August 27.

“Rain activities will once again increase over Mumbai and suburbs from the evening of August 27 and there may be few moderate showers associated with isolated heavy spells,” said the private weather agency.

Skymet said that chance of extremely heavy or very heavy rains is almost ruled out for Mumbai and suburbs during that period but waterlogging in low-lying areas cannot be ruled out.

The agency further said that day temperatures are expected to drop by a couple of degrees, leading to pleasant weather conditions for at least the next 4 to 5 days after August 26.

“On and off intense whether activities are expected to continue between August 27 and August 31. We do not expect much discomfort for Mumbaikars in terms of heavy rainfall during this period,” said Skymet in its weather report.

Rain intensity will reduce significantly from September 1 and thereafter isolated patchy rain and thundershowers are expected to continue over Mumbai and suburbs until the first week of September.

IMD weather forecast

The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) deputy-director of meteorology, KS Hosalikar, said that Mumbai rains are likely to be subdued for couple of days.

IMD’s Santacruz observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 31 degree Celsius and minimum temperature of 24.4 degree Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 30.4 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 26.5 degree Celsius.

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Mumbai Rains: Intensity of showers to increase from August 28

Posted on 24 Aug 2020 07:41:11 GMT - mumbai-rains

In the last 2-3 days, Mumbai and suburbs have been receiving on and off showers. The private weather agency Skymet said that the weather over Mumbai and suburbs is cloudy and comfortable, and no significant rain activity is expected over the city until August 27.

“The temperatures will remain below normal and weather will also be pleasant with moderate winds,” said Skymet.

The private weather agency said that rain activities will once again increase over Mumbai and suburbs by the evening of August 27 and these on and off moderate showers will continue until September 1.

“Isolated heavy spells are also possible during that period and waterlogging in low-lying areas cannot be ruled out. But these rain activities will not be very heavy to disrupt normal day to day life. There will not be much discomfort to Mumbaikars as the weather will become very comfortable over Mumbai and suburbs,” said Skymet in its weather report.

Mumbai has already surpassed its seasonal average of rainfall. These upcoming rains will help to restore the water level of lakes which are the lifeline for Mumbai.

IMD weather forecast

India Meteorological Department's (IMD) deputy-director of meteorology, KS Hosalikar, said that Mumbai will receive isolated showers for the next 3-4 days.

In the past 24 hours, IMD’s Santacruz observatory recorded 7.7 mm rainfall, while the Colaba observatory recorded 3.4 mm rainfall.

The weather department’s Santacruz observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 30.2 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 25.2 degree Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 29.7 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 27 degree Celsius.

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Mumbai rains receding, water stock now at 94 per cent

Posted on 24 Aug 2020 02:38:51 GMT - mumbai-rains

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Mumbai rains: Weather over city, suburbs to become dry from August 25

Posted on 22 Aug 2020 07:52:45 GMT - mumbai-rains

Pleasant and comfortable weather continues over Mumbai and suburbs as many areas in the city received heavy showers in the past 24 hours.

In the last 24 hours, Bandra recorded 70 mm rainfall, Bhayandar 82 mm, Dahisar 103 mm, Mira road 78 mm, Santacruz 59 mm, Thane 82 mm and Colaba 27 mm of rain.

According to private weather agency Skymet, the rain activities are expected to continue over many parts of Mumbai and suburbs on Saturday, but the intensity will be less than Friday.

“Intermittent patchy showers are expected to continue over many parts of Mumbai and suburbs. The weather will remain pleasant this Ganesh Chaturthi over Mumbai and suburbs. There might be slight discomfort in the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi due to rain,” said Skymet in its weather report.

It added, “As the temperatures will remain lower than normal, people in Mumbai and suburbs will not feel the discomfort in terms of temperature and humidity.”

The private weather agency said that a well-marked low pressure over central parts of Madhya Pradesh is responsible for these increased rain activities.

“From Sunday, rains will subside and the weather over Mumbai and suburbs will become almost dry from August 25. Temperatures will increase thereafter, and weather may become sultry in Mumbai and suburbs leading to some discomfort,” said the weather agency.

High tide alert

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday said that high tides of 4.67 metres are expected to hit the Mumbai coast at 2.14 pm.

“High tides of 4.67 metres expected in Mumbai at 2:14 pm today. Generally cloudy sky with moderate rains expected across the city. Heavy rainfall expected at isolated places,” said BMC.

IMD weather forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has upgraded its rain warnings and issued an orange alert for Mumbai and several other cities along the Konkan coast in central Maharashtra over the weekend.

Mumbai, Palghar, Thane, Raigad, and Ratnagiri districts are expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall on Saturday. While a yellow alert - heavy rain across isolated areas - has been issued for Mumbai and Thane on Sunday, orange alert continues for Palghar, Raigad and Ratnagiri.

IMD has also advised fishermen not to venture into the sea along and off the north Maharashtra coast till August 25.

IMD’s deputy-director of meteorology, KS Hosalikar, said Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai received heavy to very heavy rainfall as predicted.

IMD’s Santacruz observatory recorded 64.7 mm rainfall in the past 24 hours, while the Colaba observatory recorded 27 mm rainfall in the same period. The Santacruz observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 27.2 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 24.8 degree Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 27.2 degree Celsius and a minimum temperature of 25.5 degree Celsius.

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Mumbai Rains: Expect heavy rainfall in city and suburbs during Ganesh Chaturthi

Posted on 21 Aug 2020 12:52:20 GMT - mumbai-rains

As Mumbai gears up for Ganesh Chaurthi celebrations, it is experiencing short spelled but intense rainfall; due to which many low-lying areas across the city have reported water-logging.

Santacruz and Colaba offices of Skymet recorded 32mm and 63 mm of rains respectively in the last 24 hours, coupled gusty winds. The situation may not entirely improve any time soon because the office announced that they are expecting an increase in rains by 10-15mm in the coming days.

Intermittent spells of moderate rain, thundershower, and strong winds will be experienced over Andheri, Aurora, Bandra, Borivali, Chembur, Goregaon, Ghatkopar, Juhu, Kurla, Khar, Santacruz, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Vasai during next 3-4hrs.

Also, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has retained its yellow heavy rains alert for Mumbai and Palghar for the festive weekend.

The private weather agency, Skymet said that “The reason for these rains is the presence of a Cyclonic Circulation is over South Gujarat coast. Also, a Cyclonic Circulation lies over Odisha and adjoining areas.”

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Further, a feeble trough is persisting from Konkan and Goa to Karnataka coast with enough moisture accumulation over the Maharashtra coast. Therefore, on and off rain activities are expected to continue over Mumbai and suburbs until August 23rd or 24th. Isolated intense and short spells are also possible. This means, Mumbai city and Maharashtra are most likely to celebrate the much-awaited, annual festival amid lashing rains.

The rains might cause minimal weather changes in Mumbai and suburbs but it is not expected to last long. The weather will remain comfortable and temperatures will also remain near normal or marginally below normal. From August 25th, however, the city is will go dry.

Temperatures may increase by couple of degrees thereafter. Although, isolated spot showers for short duration may continue over Mumbai and suburbs but these showers will not help in bringing down the temperatures, in fact, the weather may become sultry.

Skymet has issued a list of the top 10 rainiest cities of India, lately and Matheran, Maharashtra stands at the top.

 

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