vagaries© of the weather.blog written by rajesh kapadia.concentrating on meteorology of the Indian sub continent and extreme world weather.
what does this mean for the weekend temperatures in MumbaiWill it be hot and dry as predicted earlieror the movement of the trough if any will make weather any betterwish Mumbai has good weather or may be some rain to clear this ugly dust
Ameya: The trough was also forecasted and is not a surprise. Mumbai forecast is valid as given yesterday. Rains may be restricted to south. Details in yesterday's blog..
How common is this dust in mumbai? what is the known history or records ?..........potey
Ominious signs: seems we are on the cusp of another drought !http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/agri-biz/article3155259.ece?homepage=true&ref=wl_homeRegards, Ananth
Cmdr Potey: I do remember such a dust storm in Mumbai, in '74 or '75. Unfortunately, i did not keep a record of it then. But, i do remember seeing it myself from Marine Drive, and it was in February. Sorry, not accurate on the year.Ananth: Seems so with international reports.
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