No Significant Increase In Rainfall Expected Over Mumbai In Next 48 Hours : Skymet

Mumbai and its suburbs are likely to experience only light to moderate rain showers from July 12

No Significant Increase In Rainfall Expected Over Mumbai In Next 48 Hours : Skymet

For most Mumbaikars, the monsoon season is usually very hectic as they are forced to be stuck in traffic jams for jams and deal with waterlogging across the city, yet they eagerly wait for rain showers every year. For a change this year, people are inside their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic, which would be a perfect time to enjoy the season.  

The start of the month brought heavy rain showers to the city. Mumbai and its suburban areas recorded intensified rainfall since July 3. In the first week itself, the city surpassed its monthly average as recorded by the Observatory Centre of Santacruz. But after days of heavy showers, rainfall slowed down in Mumbai since July 8. 

Since the past two days, Mumbai and its suburban areas are receiving light to moderate patchy rain showers. According to the data shared by the weather forecasting body Skymet, the offshore trough which was responsible for good rains and marked low for the past few days, has now weakened. Any significant increase in rain activities over the city and its suburbs, is not expected for the next 48 hours. 

The data has further stated that rain activities are expected to increase from the night of July 12. This may continue on and off until July 14. Around July 13, a cyclonic circulation is expected to form at around 5.4 kms above mean sea level. However, heavy rain and thundershowers are not expected over the region of Mumbai and its suburbs. The city is likely to only experience light to moderate showers.

According to the weather forecasting body, Skymet these light rain activities will not lead to any damage like waterlogging across the city or any kind of disruption to day to day life. The data also stated that there is a chance to get some relief from ongoing sultry weather during this period.

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