Massive numbers in Maharashtra. While tracking DD, we forgot Maharashtra. Some preliminary figures of rainfall ending 8.30 am on 24.06.2015
Lamaj - 475 mm
Tapola - 472 mm
Lonawala - 363 mm
Gavase - 337 mm
Shiragaon - 310 mm
Shiragaon now has got 1816 mm rainfall from June 1st. Apart from Cherrapunji and Mawsysnaram. Only Parsons valley has got better rainfall. Lamaj comes third at 1684 mm.
AS-2, after crossing Land, is now located as a depression at 21N and 71.5E, just SE of Amreli Town.
Expected to track NE towards Bhavnagar district and weaken into a WML by tomorrow.
Heavy rains and squally weather likely on Tuesday night in Saurashtra , South Gujarat Coast and N.Konkan.Very Heavy rains also likely in Saurashtra and commencing in parts of Kutch.
Rains likely on Tuesday night in Southern and SE Sindh.
Mumbai: Squally winds and periods of heavy rains likely on Tuesday night. Some downpours will be very heavy.
Some Gujarat high rain amounts ( Starters)from Pradeep John..Till 8.30 am (23.06.15)
Choryasi - 172 mm Olpad - 157 mm Kamrej - 141 mm Diu - 118 mm Ghogha - 110 mm Valod - 104 mm Surat - 103 mm
Posted Tuesday Evening..
AS-2 crosses Gujarat coast, near Diu, late afternoon.
In Gujarat, Veraval 37 mms, Vadodra saw 14 mms, Surat, Bhavnagar and Valsad 9 mms till 5.30 pm.
Mumbai SCruz measured 45 mms and Colaba & Vagaries 19 mms.
Next Post 10.30 pm IST
Posted Tuesday Afternoon 2 pm IST
Medium, heavy and very heavy rainfall expected over different parts of Saurashtra, Kutch, South Gujarat and North Konkan. Squally winds expected .
Posted Tuesday Morning
As a sudden change of directional track, AS-2, A depression in the Arabian Sea, has moved Eastwards in the previous 6 hrs. Post mid night (Monday), the system suddenly took course towards East ( tracking along with an upper air trough), and moved from 67.7E ( Last Night) to 70.1E by Tuesday morning....Vagaries of the Weather !!
System can now take a NE or E/NE course, and most likely strike the south Saurashtra coast within next 12-15hrs. Due to land proximity, it may not deepen very much now.
On crossing land, it will weaken.Strong winds and thunder showers likely along south Gujarat coastline and Saurashtra coastline. Dwarka, Porbandar, Veraval will have major impact.
In a sudden change of weather, Mumbai got strong gusty winds and thunder showers from 4.30 am Tuesday, gusting to 54 kmph and periods of intermittent heavy rains. By 8.30 am, Santa Cruz had recorded 89 mms , creating a new all time high for June by touching a total 1039 mms. Colaba manged 70 mms.