2019: Is Mumbai in for the fastest 2000 mms ever ? Will it beat the previous record of 60 days this year ?
Mumbai Santa Cruz total rain 1847 mms till 27th July Morning.
Will this year be the earliest 2000 mm (fastest) ever ?
The current record for the fastest 2000 mms at Santa Cruz was in 1965, when it touched 2000 mms on 30th July, in 60 days. Followed by 2005 when the total was surpassed on 31st July, in 61 days.
Short this year by 153 mms and 4 days to go to beat the record for fastest ever 2000 mms !
In 2013, t happened on 1st August !
Colaba, just for the records, has crossed 2000 mms by July 3 times. In 1886, 1907 and 1991. But, we are still way behind for this station to cross 2000 mms by July end. colaba 1402 till date.
colaba total was 2687 mms on 15th aug 1954, and again
in scruz was 2403 mmson 15th aug 1954 and 2528 mms on 15th aug in 1958