BB-5 has formed as we mentioned, and is likely to become a depression. Situated off the North A.P. coast, it will track Westwards as mentioned.
Had mentioned in the comments that there would be a decrease in rains on Monday , and to revive on Tuesday, but BB-5 has activated the trough off North Konkan a day ahead of schedule...
Against the expectations, Mumbai City and Suburbs received heavy rains on Monday...With Scruz receiving the first 100 of the season...
In 12 hrs from 8.30 am-8.30 pm on Monday:
Scruz recorded 127 mms, Colaba 49 mms.
Some 12 hrs rainfall in various parts of Mumbai: Andheri 108 mms, BKC 78 mms, Bandra 73 mms, CST 74 mms, Chembur 81 mms, Dadar E 91 mms, Ghatkopar 95 mms, Goregaon 73 mms, Vikhroli 97 mms, Kurla 101 mms.
Pune recorded 10 mms with a maximum temperature was 25.4c on Monday.
Mumbai: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will see intermittent and frequent showers in Mumbai City and Suburbs. Nearly consistent rains brings back the monsoonish atmosphere.
Heavy showers expected again on Monday night.
Around 70-90 mms (Average) expected on Tuesday ( after 8.30 am) and 50-70 mms on Wednesday/Thursday.
The Highest totals in Maharastra this season till 17th July: Compiled by Vagarian Abhijit Modak.
Shirgaon 3226 mms, Lamaj 2847 mms, Kesari (Kolhapur) 2710 mms, Davdi Camp (Mulshi) 2478 mms, Amboli 2440 mms, Walvan 2421 mms, Kitwade 2360 mms, Matheran 2318 mms, Lonavla 2265 mms, Mahableshwar 2239 mms, Bhimashankar 2228 mms, Patgaon 2127 mms, Navaja 2143 mms, Gajapur 2100 mms, Tapola 2097 mms.
Position of Storage in Lakes supplying water to Mumbai as on 17th: Information from Vagarian Jayesh Mehta.
With Modak Sagar overflowing, the gates of Middle Vaitarna were opened, otherwise it would have also overflowed.
Total storage is at 67 % at 987 Mcum. With a daily consumption of about 4 Mcum, Mumbai has about 245 days of water available: That is upto about 15th March 2018.
On Tuesday, 18th, BB-5 precipitate heavy Rains in Coastal A.P, Chattisgarh and Telengana.Rains likely in Konkan and Goa.
Wednesday will bring heavy rains to Chattisgarh, Telengana, parts of Marathwada, Vidharbh, East MP and Konkan .
Nagpur will get heavy showers on Wednesday and Thursday.
Akola region will get moderate showers upto 15-20 mms per day in the next 3 days.