The state of Maharashtra has been recording scattered light to moderate rain for the past few days. In fact, few stations of the state also recorded heavy spells. Mumbai rains also made an appearance but were light in nature. Meanwhile, rain in Pune has been occurring in full swing.
In the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Friday, Pune recorded 25.3 mm of rain. Meanwhile, Santa Cruz observatory of Mumbai recorded mere rain of 0.3 mm. In the same span of time, Nanded in Maharashtra recorded 21 mm of rain, Sangli 28.5 mm, Vengurla 30.4 mm, Parbhani 11.6 mm, Mahabaleshwar 13.6 mm, Chandrapur 32 mm, Akola 15.2 mm, Amravati 11.2 mm, Beed 14.2 mm and Buldhana 10 mm of rains.
As per Skymet Weather, an upper air cyclonic circulation lies over North Tamil Nadu and adjoining Rayalaseema. The same cyclonic circulation will be shifting northwards over to Telangana region. In fact, the Northern Limit of Southwest Monsoon has reached up to North Coastal Karnataka. It is further likely to extend northwards during the coming days due to favourable weather conditions.
Henceforth, light to moderate rain will continue to affect Pune, and South Madhya Maharashtra. These on and off light rain will continue until Jun6. June 7 onward, the intensity of showers rea expected to increase. Thus, moderate to heavy spells are expected over South Madhya Maharashtra, Pune, and South Konkan Coast. These activities are expected to persist over Mumbai for the next few days.
Due to the advancement of Southwest Monsoon along the west coast conditions are favourable for the occurrence of rain over Mumbai also. Though, the intensity of showers would continue to remain light with one or two moderate spells until June 8. Thereafter, rain intensity is also likely to increase over Mumbai.
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