The southwest monsoon is prone to set in over Mumbai on Wednesday, a senior official of the India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated right here.
Rains lashed town on Tuesday morning however the Met division termed them as pre-monsoon showers.
“There are indications of southwest monsoon’s arrival in Mumbai on Wednesday,” stated Shubhangi Bhute, director of the Regional Meteorological Centre right here, within the night.
“The present beneficial situations have introduced showers in varied components of Mumbai at the moment,” she stated in a video message.
The IMD on Saturday had confirmed the arrival of the southwest monsoon in Maharashtra because it reached Harnai in coastal Ratnagiri district. However, regardless of beneficial situations, the monsoon’s additional progress gave the impression to be gradual.
The Maharashtra capital on Tuesday acquired showers ranging between 20 mm to 40 mm in Colaba, Mahalaxmi and components of Dadar space, whereas some climate stations in north Mumbai together with Chincholi, Borivali and Dahisar acquired round 60 mm of rainfall within the first half of the day.
The IMD stated in a day forecast that thunderstorms accompanied with lightening or gusty winds and really heavy rain had been very possible at remoted locations in Mumbai, Raigad, Thane, Palghar, Pune, Nashik and a few components of Marathwada in central Maharashtra.