Friday, September 22, 2023

Nagpur Downpour....Cloudburst on 23rd between 2.30 am -3.30 am...98.5 mms at city AWS Railway station
24 hr Rainfall till 8.30am of 23-9-23
Nagpur city 176 mm, Sonegaon AP 117, Khapri 65

Upper Trough Southwards from BB-9 ( also seen in adjoining image put up yesterday) created heavy rainfall patches 

Mumbai Colaba 77 mms till 8.30. Saturday 23rd
Scruz 1.5 mm.
Uneven distribution is likely was mentioned on blog...as no proper streamlined westerly flow rains

Posted 22nd Afternoon:

* Low Pressure BB -9 now over Jharkhand.

* Monsoon Axis in Normal Position 


* Water Vapour showing significant reduction from extreme NW India, and the Jet Streams reversing to anti Monsoon seasonal directions estimated for 24th...


Indicative of  Monsoon Withdrawal commencing from West Rajasthan from 26th September..Normal Date 17th September

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*Mumbai: 

Fairly frequent rain showers with thunder this weekend, 23rd/24th.,some persistent rains in some areas, with thunder. Expect mist and reduced visibilities at times.

As on 22nd, the season's rainfall total is 2855 mms: {+632 mms} (Scruz), & 2163 mms{+162 mms}(Colaba).

With 8 days till month end, Mumbai Scruz has a chance of crossing the 3000 mms (120") mark this season. (IMD counts seasonal rains upto 30th September.)

This has been achieved 9 times since records began:

1) 1954: 3451.6 mms

2) 1958: 3759.7 mms

3) 1983: 3025 mms

4) 2005: 3289.2 mms

5) 2010:  3327.9 mms

6) 2011: 3154.8 mms

7) 2019: 3669.6 mms 

8) 2020: 3686.8 mms

9) 2021: 3163.5 mms

Figures Compiled by Vag. Abhijit Modak.

The Mumbai lakes and dams level reported at 6 am on 21st September 2023 is 1422269 ML (98 %).

Last year on 21st September 2022 was 1424647 ML (98 %).

In the year 2021 on 21st September 2021 was 1438850 ML (99 %).

Normally Monsoon withdrawal date for Mumbai is 8th October..As always maintained repeatedly, this year Mumbai  Monsoon will persist till at least 10th October.

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