IMD says the city should receive rain starting August 5

Mumbai weather update: possibility of light rain in city and suburbs, according to IMD | Photo credit: AFP

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast that the city will see partly cloudy skies with possibility of light rain in the city and suburbs over the next 48 hours.

The maximum temperature in the city and suburbs will reach 31 degrees Celsius in the next 48 hours. While the minimum temperature should hover around 26 degrees Celsius.

The weather forecasting agency has predicted that the Konkan region, including Mumbai, is expected to receive rain from August 5.

For the past 15 days, the city has recorded no rain or very little rain, however, an excess of rain was recorded in the month of July.

According to IMD, since July 1, the city has received 1,244.6 mm of rain. The average rainfall for the metropolitan city in July was 919.9mm.

Over the past decade, the highest July rainfall was recorded in 2020 at 1,502.6 mm, followed by 1,464.8 mm in 2019.

Water levels in lakes

The stock of water in the seven lakes supplying the city with water has reached 12.86.315 million liters in the past 24 hours. At the same time last year, it was 11.05.273 million liters.

High tide and low tide

Meanwhile, a high tide of 4.21 meters is likely to occur at 2:56 p.m. in Mumbai today. Also, a low tide of 1.32 meters is expected at 8:54 p.m.

The next high tide of 3.72 meters is expected at 3:01 a.m. and the next low tide of 1.43 meters is likely to occur at 8:31 a.m. on August 3.

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