Heavy rains are expected across the state for the next 2 days; Yellow alert for Konkan, Palghar, Raigad


While the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday in its 24-hour forecast predicted light to moderate rains with the possibility of heavy spells of isolated weather in Mumbai, the meteorological department also forecast that heavy rains are expected throughout the month. Maharashtra for the next 2 days.

Konkan, central Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidarbha will receive heavy rains over the next 2 days.

A yellow alert has been issued for the Konkan region as heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms are expected and the region will receive 64mm to 115mm of precipitation.

While torrential rains are expected in parts of Palghar, Thane, Mumbai and Raigad and a yellow alert has also been issued.

Pune, Nashik, Satara will also receive torrential rains while Solapur, Nandurbar, Dhule, Jalgaon will receive heavy rains.

Meanwhile, IMD said on Monday that fairly extensive rainfall with heavy isolated falls is very likely over eastern Rajasthan over the next five days, and over Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh over the next four days, and on Konkan and Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathawada and Gujarat over the next three days.

Gale weather (wind speed 40-50 km / h to gust 60 km / h) very likely over the southwest and central-western Arabian Sea for the next few days.

Meanwhile, India received 8.1mm of precipitation today, 65% more than the normal weighted average of 4.9mm, according to the Indian Meteorological Department. All four homogeneous regions of the country received above normal precipitation today. Central India received 92% higher rainfall with 9.8mm, while the northwest of the country received showers of 5.4mm, a whopping 124% above normal.

Eastern and northeastern India received 8.5mm, or 3% more rainfall, and the southern peninsula received 50% above normal showers at 9.1mm . Of the country’s 36 meteorological subdivisions, 19 received excessive to heavy rainfall, 11 insufficient to largely insufficient rainfall, while six regions received normal showers.

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Posted on: Tuesday September 21, 2021 5:47 PM IST

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