For Nagpur Readers..Lokmat Times Nagpur Shares my views here.."Monsoon Takes a Break..."
City wise outlook for Friday 21st/Saturday 22nd/Sunday 23rd June :
Mumbai: Friday;Sunny Spells. A few sharp showers post noon. Average rain amount: 20 mms.
Saturday: Cloudy with some bright periods. Several parts will see occasional sharp showers of 10/15 minutes durations in the day amounting to around 25 mms.
Sunday: Partly cloudy interrupted by brief sharp shower or two. Rain amount around 20 mms.
Some of the Outer townships will have rain amounting to 45-55 mms /day Saturday and Sunday.Sunday may be accompanied by thunder.
Pune: Friday/Saturday/Sunday: Partly cloudy. A shower or two in some parts. Amounts will be 5-10 mms/day.Day temperature around 29/30c.
Surat: Frequent showers on Saturday amounting to 25-30 mms. Decrease on Sunday. But showes will be occuring and rain amount will be 15-20 mms.Pleasant day around 30/31c.
Nagpur: after a hot Saturday, the evening can see a heavy thundershower, amounting to 30-35 mms. Increased rainfall on Sunday, with very cloudy sky.
Heavy thunderstorms on Sunday will dump around 50 mms of rain by evening
Monday willl see good rainfall.
Delhi NCR: Friday/Saturday/Sunday will see scattred clouds and hot day. With west winds blowing, the day's hugh will be 38/39c. Maybe touching 40c in some regions.Thundery development possible on Sunday evening.
Karachi: Friday/Saturday/Sunday: Cloudy and windy . Though day's will be around 34c, heat index high at 38/40c. Light rain possible on Saturday night /Sunday.
Sukkur will be dry and hot. Day temperatures rising to 45c !
Kathmandu: Heavy Thunderstorm likely on Friday night. Saturday overnight rains may add up to 35-40 mms. Saturday and Sunday, otherwise, Normal evening thundershowers possible on the odd day . Between 5-10 mms precipitation.
All India Actual SWM Performance from 1st June -19th June 2013: 130.7 mm, Normal: 84.7 mm and Departure: +54% (last year to date -26%).. June Month normal total rain 173 mms.
State Capitals of IndiaRain till June 20th 2013..Another Graphics by Rohit Aroskar..see Stats ad Analysis Page
The Sub_Continent Expectations from Thursday 20th June till Sunday 23rd June:
1. An UAC forming around the Andaman Islands in the Bay will travel NW. Will, mostly, descend to sea level on Sunday 23rd, and BB-4 will be off the Orissa coast.
Another UAC forms off the TN coast, but merges in the trough (formed by the UAC) in the Bay.
Thursday Report: UAC forms over Bay located NW of Andaman Islands.
2.The west coast trough will persist as a weak trough.The Northern end of the trough is supported by an Upper Air trough in the Sea. Some spill over showers in Saurashtra.
Possibly, a vortex may form for a couple of days off the Karnataka coast on the weekend.Heavy rains ( 40-100 mms) in Coastal Karnataka (weekend). Variable (10-40 mms) rainfall along rest of west coastline. Average/Below average rainfall in interior Mah.and Karnataka.
3. A weak low forms in the Arabian Sea off the Oman Coast on Thursday 19th. It imminently moves inland. Some light rains in Eastern Oman.
Thursday Report: Weak low moving inland into Southern Oman
The resultant SW winds into SE Sindh may bring light rains to SE Sindh region and corresponding coast.
4.The Monsoon axis runs along the Himalayan foothills. Almost merging into Nepal on Friday.Heavy rains in Nepal.
The extended eastern arm remains weak. Maybe just extending to Meghalaya by Saturday.Heavy rains in Northern Bangladesh and Meghalaya.
Almost dry and no meaningful rains in NW India and most of Pakistan. SWM remains stationary.
City specific forecasts if required.
SWM monsoon rainfall .. Till 19th June 2013..
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