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Mumbai: Pre-Monsoon Showers Bring Some Much-Needed Respite From Heat

Meanwhile, the IMD has issued a yellow alert for Mumbai with thunderstorms with lightning and gusty winds at isolated places being very likely over the weekend.

Mumbai: Pre-Monsoon Showers Bring Some Much-Needed Respite From Heat
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The pre-monsoon showers in Mumbai and neighbouring cities – Thane, Navi Mumbai, has brought some respite from the scorching heat for the citizens.

On Friday, June 10, Mumbai's India Meteorological Department (IMD) Santacruz and Colaba observatory reported maximum temperature at 35.2 degree Celsius and 34 degrees Celsius. Whereas the minimum temperature was recorded at 25 degrees Celsius and 26.7 degree Celsius.

In Mumbai, thunder showers were observed in Borivali, Kandivali, Goregaon, and Powai. While areas like Andheri, Ghatkopar and few suburban outskirts saw a significant downpour.

According to the weather department, the monsoon is progressing normally and will likely reach Maharashtra in the next two days.

Meanwhile, the IMD issued a yellow alert for Mumbai with thunderstorms with lightning and gusty winds at isolated places being very likely over the weekend.

On the other hand, the effect spilled onto the city roads that saw jams on many stretches. Railway services also saw some disruptions on Thursday evening, June 9. For the unversed, causing an inconvenience to commuters with just pre-monsoon showers, the trans-harbour line was affected as an overhead wire got snapped near Vashi station, hitting services during peak hours, with crowds swelling across stations on the trans-harbour line.

Earlier, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted that this year the onset of monsoon in Mumbai could be by June 11. However, it is estimated to intensify over the city and its adjoining areas after June 15.

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