Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Weather outlook from Wednesday 25th May to Sunday 29th May - WD impacts north, humid May weather for west coast

Westerly winds at lower levels to strengthen, so some drop in maximum temperatures is likely for konkan and Madhya Maharashtra. 

Mumbai: Partly cloudy skies, increased clouds by night/early morning, typical humid May weather. Chance of passing light shower/drizzle in MMR region. Max/min around 33C/27C. 

Eastern outer townships/Thane district will see max around 35-37C. 

Konkan and Goa: Similar weather as Mumbai, very sultry days with chance of light passing showers. 

Pune: Slight drop in max temperature is expected. Max to be around 37-38C, but min can be around 23C. 

Marathwada: Most districts to see max around 39-40C. 

Vidarbha: Hottest region of Maharashtra, with max around 42C.  

Gujarat: Mainly dry weather. Slight windy for parts of Saurashtra and Kutch. Localized thundery development may occur over Saurashtra/Kutch. Max around 38-40C in most places. 

Southwest Monsoon advance has been delayed this year. We expect the Bay branch to finally gain strength and advance over parts of Andaman-Nicobar region by 29th-30th May. 

The Arabian Sea branch will also be delayed, as mentioned in Monsoon Watch outlooks. Kerala SWM onset can be between 3rd to 5th June. 

More updates on SWM by the weekend...

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