Mumbai has already acquired extra rain in simply the primary seven days of August than it usually receives for your entire month.
In opposition to the month-to-month common of 585.2 mm, the Santacruz climate observatory, consultant of the suburbs and Mumbai, recorded 597.6 mm of rain between August 1 and August 7.
Colaba climate station, consultant of south Mumbai, surpassed its month-to-month common on Wednesday, with 293 mm of rain over a 12-hour interval and 332 mm over 24 hours (Wednesday and Thursday).
The rain tally for August for south Mumbai now stands at 675.Four mm, towards the typical for the month of 493.Eight mm.
After three days of greater than 500 mm of rain (August 4-6), average showers with remoted heavy spells had been witnessed between Thursday and Friday. Santacruz recorded 79.2 mm of rain between 8.30 am on Thursday and eight.30 am on Friday, falling underneath the heavy rain class, whereas Colaba recorded 25.2 mm of rain (average) throughout the identical time.
The climate bureau stated rain depth is prone to scale back by means of the day on Friday and over the weekend, however could decide up once more subsequent week.
KS Hosalikar, deputy director normal (western area) within the India Meteorological Division (IMD), stated:”Extra depth in average to heavy rain spells was witnessed within the suburbs and surrounding areas of Mumbai Metropolitan Area than south Mumbai. Fashions are indicating cloud cowl and lively monsoon circumstances to proceed, however a drop in rain depth as in comparison with earlier within the week.
“With the doubtless formation of one other low strain system within the Bay of Bengal round August 9, rains are prone to decide up for the west coast, particularly south Konkan, between August 11 and 13.”
In the meantime, the very best rain since Thursday was recorded at Matheran (178.Four mm), adopted by Mahabaleshwar (153 mm), Pune (90 mm) and Harnai (73.Four mm). Thane recorded heavy showers at 65.Four mm.
Mumbai can anticipate cloud cowl with the opportunity of average to heavy rain, with winds within the vary of 60 kmph to 70 kmph by means of the day on Friday and average showers over the weekend.