Posted Sunday Night:
South West Monsoon Advances into Mumbai...Sunday 19th June
Vagaries Views on Advance of Monsoon and next 2 days Advance Estimate:
We are happy to note as mentioned in Last Article, good rains occurred in Marathwada. South Marathwada got good rains, prominent amongst them was
Bhokar 102 mms (Nanded Dist), Himayat Nagar 97 mms, Nanded with 60 mms, Umari and Hadgaon 55 mms, Ashti ( Beed) 38 mms, Kallamuri 19 mms. In Latur District, Nilanga got 37 mms, Latur got 34 mms, Chakur 12 mms. and Parbhani 12 mms. Umerga (Osmanabad) got 51 mms and Lohara 46 mms.
The UAC moved towards Vidharbh/Telengana and then towards M.P. before dissipating. This dragged the South West Monsoon into Vidharbha. The west coast trough showed some strength on Saturday and Sunday, bringing in good rains to Madhya Maharashtra (South) and North Konkan.
Monsoon also advanced upto Dahanu.
The moving system also brought some rains in Eastern areas of Gujarat.
Monsoon into Mumbai: Mumbai received some sharp showers on Sunday evening. By 8.30 pm IST, Colaba had measured 22 mms and Scruz 26 mms. Vagaries recorded 35 mms.
So, by Monday morning Mumbai may get the estimated 35-40 mms forecasted.
Monday and Tuesday will be cloudy, with some showers. Rainfall amount will be around 25-30 mms /day.
[Our terminology for city forecast was given before, but i repeat: From least rain and increasing rainfall:
i) A few showers ii) some showers iii) occasional showers iv) Fairly frequent rain showers v) frequent rain vi) intermittent rain showers vii) continuous rains.]
Good rains expected in North Marathwada (Aurangabad) and Nasik regions next 2 days.
Showers in West M.P. and reducing rains in Eastern region of M.P.
Increased rainfall in Kathmandu and Western Nepal from Monday for 3 days.