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Rains to revisit Maharashtra, rain activities to increase over Vidarbha and Marathwada

May 11, 2020 6:00 AM |
Nagpur Rains

Between March 1 and May 8, the eastern part of Maharashtra such as Marathwada and Vidarbha are large rain excess whereas Konkan and Goa and Madhya Maharashtra are in excess rain category.

A trough is extending from northwest Rajasthan to interior Karnataka across interior Maharashtra. Humid Southeasterly winds from the Bay of Bengal and Southwesterly winds from the Arabian Sea are pushing moisture over Maharashtra. Pre-Monsoon rains will now intensify over central India including Maharashtra.

Rain activities have already increased over Vidarbha and Marathwada by the morning of May 10th. Gradually many parts of Madhya Maharashtra may also start receiving good rain and thundershower activities. Rains over Konkan and Goa will be light and isolated. Isolated pockets of Vidarbha and Marathwada may experience strong winds along with isolated hailstorm activities on May 11. The intensity of rains will be heavy over parts of Vidarbha. Places like Nagpur, Akola, Gondia, and Chandrapur will receive good spells of rain.

At present, Vidarbha and parts of north Madhya Maharashtra are experiencing heatwave like conditions. There may be a marginal drop in temperature but as Pre-Monsoon activities usually occur in the late afternoon, maximums will not witness a significant drop.

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