93% Of Monsoon’s Average Rainfall Registered In The City

Mumbai has logged 93% of its average rainfall to date which is 2205.8 mm. 7% still to be addressed.

93% Of Monsoon’s Average Rainfall Registered In The City

Last week, the city witnessed an intense downpour. This week, on the other, it has had a sense of respite from it. In the midst of this, Mumbai has recorded 93% of the average rainfall in a season, claim reports.

Whilst the average rainfall this monsoon is at 2205.8 mm, 2052.7 mm of this rainfall was registered at the Santacruz observatory. With two more months left this monsoon season, 7% of the remaining seasonal target is yet to be addressed.

Reports further enunciate that whilst the Colaba observatory of IMD, documented no rainfall, its counterpart, the Santacruz observatory logged 4.3mm, which is considered as light rain. Additionally, it is mentioned that the majority of the rainfall this season has come in the form of heavy rains, which make their presence felt for a few hours.

This phenomenon, invariably leads to water-logging, causing the loss of lives and property. Many landslides were also reported in the city. Between July 17-18, IMD’s Santacruz observatory administered 235mm of rainfall, and 253 mm of rainfall was recorded by it between July 16-17. In 24 hours, from June 9-10, it recorded 231.3mm.

The IMD, till Thursday, has given a green alert, signalling a light to moderate rainfall in the city. 

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