Monsoon 2018: 3 digit rains hit Coastal Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa; more in offing

Monsoon 2018: 3 digit rains hit Coastal Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa; more in offing

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West Coast WeatherExtremely heavy Monsoon rains lashed several parts of the West Coast of the country during the past day. The offshore trough extending from Maharashtra Coast to Kerala Coast and a cyclonic circulation over South Madhya Maharashtra and adjoining South Konkan & Goa were responsible for these hefty showers.

Moreover, a low-pressure area has also developed over North Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas that further enhanced rains along the West Coast, particularly over Coastal Karnataka, South Coastal Maharashtra, and Goa.

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In the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Friday, Vengurla recorded extremely heavy rains to the tune of 266 mm, Honavar 167.2 mm, Goa 137 mm, Karwar 113.4 mm, Harnai 104 mm, Ratnagiri 102 mm, Mangaluru 104.1 mm, Alibag 50 mm, Kozhikode 66 mm, Kochi 47 mm and M.O Karipur Airport 43 mm of rains.

Mumbai has also received moderate to heavy showers at many places in the past day. Nariman Point Observatory saw 100 mm of rains last night, followed by Mulund at 60 mm. Meanwhile, Santa Cruz observatory recorded 37 mm of rains and Colaba 38 mm.

As per Skymet Weather, moderate to heavy with one or two extremely heavy Monsoon spells will continue over Coastal Karnataka, South Konkan & Goa and parts of Coastal Kerala for another 24 hours.

North Konkan & Goa including Mumbai will also record moderate to heavy showers on June 10. The intensity of rains is likely to reduce along the West Coast June 11 onward, with affecting weather systems getting weak. However, moderate showers with one or two heavy showers will continue thereafter.

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