The India Meteorological Department on Monday issued an 'orange alert' to Mumbai and Thane for very heavy rainfall till June 21.
Pre-monsoon showers lashed many parts of Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai on Thursday evening. It was the first time this season was witnessing significant rain activity accompanied by thunder and lightning. The last few days had been witnessing a very light drizzle.
The continuous rain activity witnessed in several parts of Mumbai, especially the island city, on Monday brought some respite as the temperature remained below 30 degrees Celsius. By evening, however, the rain subsided with the skies becoming largely cloudy.
The IMD has issued a yellow alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar from Sunday with heavy rains forecast at isolated places.
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As the new season of rains hit the city shores on Friday night, many social workers and activists worry about the fate of homeless people, especially those with mental illnesses who are roaming the streets.
The onset of monsoon was declared on Saturday after a night of significant thunder & lightning activity.
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Rains are likely to miss the official June 11 onset date, said experts, even as pre-monsoon showers hit parts of the city and suburbs on Thursday.
Thackeray also said that while the BMC has so far managed to control 90% of the flooding spots that arose last year during rains but a few are yet to be addressed.
More than a year after the BMC started building the underground water storage tanks at Pramod Mahajan Udyan in Dadar and St Xavier’s ground in Parel to prevent flooding at the saucer-shaped, low-lying Hindmata area, the upcoming monsoon will be a real test on whether or not the Rs 111-crore
The city can expect light rain and thundershowers on Saturday, the Indian Meteorological Department has forecast. Such weather conditions, though, are expected only for a day; Sunday is expected to be dry.
After a day of light rain, weather in city was pleasant once again on Sunday as both day and night temperatures recorded by the IMD Colaba and Santacruz observatory stayed on the lower side. In the 24 hours ending 8.30am on Sunday morning, rainfall recorded by the IMD Colaba observatory was 0.8mm while the IMD Santacruz observatory recorded rains of 4.1mm.
The first published analysis of data from the most extensive rain gauge network in the city has thrown up some intriguing findings for the 2019 monsoon.
Unseasonal showers have enhanced the city’s air quality to the “satisfactory” level. Rarely do winter months witness such an improvement. Just two weeks ago, Mumbai had reported a poor to very poor air quality index (AQI), especially in pockets such as Colaba, BKC and Mazgaon.
December began on a wet note for Mumbaikars, with two new marks being set. While the city on Wednesday recorded its second- highest 24-hour rainfall ever for the month, the unseasonal showers sent the maximum temperature plunging by 9 degrees Celsius to its second-lowest for December in a decade.
The month of November this year has recorded 30.1 mm of rains which is the second highest in a decade. The highest rains for the month were recorded in November 2019 of 109.3 mm while all the other years have seen less than 5 mm of rains.