As many as 21 out of 36 districts of Maharashtra obtained 60 per cent extra rains within the interval between June 1 to 10 because of heavy showers within the first week, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) mentioned on Friday. The rainfall in these districts throughout June 1 to 10 was “largely extra”, that’s, 60 per cent greater than the common rainfall through the interval.
In addition to Mumbai, the coastal districts of Thane, Raigad and Palghar, all densely populated, are within the listing of the districts which witnessed heavy showers.
The districts of Ratnagiri on the coast and Buldana, Nagpur and Bhandara in jap Maharashtra obtained “extra” rainfall whereas one other eight districts obtained regular rainfall.
Akola and Latur in central Maharashtra have been the one two districts the place the rainfall was poor, which suggests 20 to 59 per cent lower than their common rainfall throughout this era.
Okay S Hosalikar, senior scientist, IMD Pune, informed PTI that a lot of those have been pre-monsoon showers, “however depth was excessive together with thunderstorms and lightning”.
The Regional Meteorological Centre in Mumbai predicted “heavy to very heavy” showers at a number of locations and “extraordinarily heavy” rainfall at remoted locations within the districts of Konkan and in addition in Goa on Saturday.
The rainfall between 65 to 115 mm in 24 hours is termed as “heavy”, 115 to 204 mm as “very heavy” and above 204 mm in 24 hours is taken into account “extraordinarily heavy”.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall could be very seemingly at remoted locations in Ghat (upland) areas of Madhya Maharashtra in addition to in Marathwada on Saturday, the IMD mentioned.
The climate bureau additionally predicted extra rain exercise on Sunday over Mumbai and neighbouring areas. After two days of heavy rains that disrupted regular life, Mumbai obtained some respite on Friday.
“It is rather seemingly that north Konkan (Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar) would very seemingly see heavy to very heavy rainfall at few locations. Remoted locations in the identical area very prone to obtain extraordinarily heavy rainfall on Sunday,” the report mentioned.