Monday, September 04, 2023



Posted 4th August..

Monsoon turning active - much needed rains expected for most of the country in the coming days!

{ Mumbai: 
*Rains to increase from around Friday 8th September in Mumbai region.
*Moderate rain, occasional heavy showers likely over the upcoming weekend of 9th-10th September. Some rumbles of thunder possible.

Mumbai Lakes & Water Storage 

The Mumbai lakes and dams level reported at 6 am on 04th September 2023 is 1312578 ML (91 %) of the total.

(About 9 months Stock). If on Getting > 350-400 mms in remaining days of Monsoon, it should end the season on full storage. Monsoon expected to persist in Mumbai till 10th October. 

Last year on 04th September 2022 was 1417217 ML (98 %) of the total.

In the year 2021 on 04th September 2021 was 1316898 ML (91 %) of the total.}

Pune: Light rain likely from 8th September onwards, bringing back the Monsoon feel. Some showers can be moderate intensity. Days can remain pleasant below 30C. Overall 10-15 mm cumulative rainfall is possible from 7th-9th in Pune region.

Maharashtra forecast for upcoming week: 

Some rain/thundershowers likely to continue in south Madhya Maharashtra and southern districts of Marathwada during Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th September. 

Rainfall will increase from Thursday 7th September as low BB-7 moves into Maharashtra. 

BB-7 forecast by IMD GFS
Kokan and Goa: Rainfall increasing from 8th September, moderate rain likely over the weekend, with some places getting heavy showers. 

North Madhya Maharashtra districts like Nashik/Jalgaon/Dhule can receive moderate rain with heavy in some areas during 7th-9th September.

Vidarbha: Vidarbha districts can see some moderate rain with heavy at times from 6th to 9th September. Average total rainfall in Vidarbha region can be around 60-80 mm in these 3 days. Very beneficial for crops. 

Marathwada: Moderate rain with heavy at a few places is expected from 7th-9th September. Many districts can get up to 50-80 mm of rain in 3 days. Very good for standing crops. 
Ch.Sambhajinagar - Moderate rain is likely from 7th-9th September. Cumulative rain in these 3 days can be 50-70 mm.

More details on Maharashtra by Wednesday 6th September. 

Rest of India 

North Interior Karnataka to get moderate-heavy rain/thundershowers during 4th-5th September. 
Rainfall to increase in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh as BB-7 starts tracking west. 

Kerala: Heavy rain in southern parts of the state for 4th-5th as offshore trough develops with strong westerly winds. Northern parts of the state will see rain increasing from 5th September. Rainy week ahead for the entire state.

Coastal Karnataka: Rainfall to increase from 5th/6th September. Moderate-heavy rain is likely. Southern parts of the coast and Ghats can get heavy rain. 

Gujarat forecast also by Wednesday 6th September

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