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Mumbai Rains: IMD Predicts 96-106% Of Average Rainfall In July

In addition, some parts of Central India will receive more rainfall than normal whereas the coastal region of Maharashtra and the Sahyadri region will receive less rainfall than normal.

Mumbai Rains: IMD Predicts 96-106% Of Average Rainfall In July
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With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) revealing that Mumbai witnessed 961.4 mm of rainfall in June this year, making it the third-highest in the last decade for the month, it further stated that Mumbai is expected to receive 96 to 106 per cent of the national average in the month of July.

Moreover, the IMD predicted that rainfall will be normal across North-West India in the month of July. In addition, some parts of Central India will receive more rainfall than normal whereas the coastal region of Maharashtra and the Sahyadri region will receive less rainfall than normal. Meanwhile, the eastern part of Marathwada, including North Maharashtra and Vidarbha, will receive more rainfall than normal.

On the other hand, Mumbai’s civic body, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has informed that as of Thursday, July 1, all seven lakes have 264,616 million litres of water, of the total capacity of 1,447,363 lakh million litres.

On Thursday, Tulsi Lake and Vihar, both situated on Sanjay Gandhi National Park premises, had 74.71% and 62.29% of the water of “useful content” respectively. Moreover, the water level at Bhatsa, which supplies 55% of the city’s total requirement, stood at 16.58%, while it was 31.65% at Tansa and 37.85% at Modak Sagar. While Upper Vaitarna’s water level stood at 0%, the same as last year, Middle Vaitarna had 13.43% of useful water stock.

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