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Cyclonic circulation in Arabian Sea to give rain over Maharashtra, Karnataka

May 23, 2016 12:21 PM |

West Coast rain The upper air cyclonic circulation has formed in the Arabian Sea and it is likely to give moderate rain and thundershower over the West Coast of India during next few days. Maharashtra and Karnataka are likely to receive rain throughout this week as moderate flow of south westerly winds commences over these areas in next 24-48 hours.

The weather system has already started influencing weather over Mumbai as the city has received light rain on Sunday and more rain is likely this week.

Also Read: Rainy week ahead in Mumbai

This pre-Monsoon activity is likely to pick up pace after 24 hours and places in Maharashtra and Karnataka that lie along the coast will begin to receive rain. Isolated heavy showers within next 24 hours are possible in Mangalore, Goa, Ratnagiri and Mumbai. However, these showers are likely to lash to these areas during late afternoon/evening.

This weather system will continue to affect the weather along the West Coast through this week and in the wake of this system, interior parts of Kerala, Karnataka and few areas of Madhya Maharashtra will receive scattered rain by May 26. Places like Pune, Bangalore, Kannur and Kottayam are most likely to pre-Monsoon showers during the span of 2-3 days.

By midweek, maximum and minimum temperature in these areas will witness a marginal drop.

Though these rains will bring marginal relief from hot weather in Mumbai and reach upto Madhya Maharashtra, they will, however, not reach upto Vidarbha and Marathwada region of Maharashtra.

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