Mumbai is expected to receive light rain, thunderstorms today; dry weather expected from Thursday


Due to the well-marked area of ​​low pressure over the east-central Arabian Sea, Mumbai has experienced light rains in recent days.

According to IMD forecast, light rain and thunderstorms are “very likely” in Mumbai on Monday and Tuesday. From Thursday, dry weather is expected in Mumbai, Palghar, Thane and Nashik.

According to Vagaries of the Weather, a private weather blog, Pune and its neighboring areas will also receive localized moderate rainfall today.

The intensity of the rains is expected to diminish over most of western Maharashtra from tomorrow.

In 24 hours ending Monday at 8:30 a.m., the Colaba observatory recorded rainfall of 2.6 mm.

According to Skymet weather, a private meteorological agency, rains are observed over Mumbai during the non-monsoon months only when a meteorological system develops in the Arabian Sea and approaches the coast of Maharashtra.

Meanwhile, conditions in the city remain hot and humid, despite the rains.

Bombay recorded its second warmest November morning in 10 years on Sunday with a minimum temperature of 27 degrees Celsius, six degrees above normal. The maximum temperature was also one degree above normal, at 34.5 degrees Celsius.

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Posted on: Monday November 22, 2021 13:25 IST

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