Mumbai monsoon seems to have slowed down in its second month

Mumbai: After making a grand appearance in its first month, the monsoon seems to have slowed down in its second month. The amount of rainfall recorded on Friday was 10.0mm in Colaba and 1.1mm in Santacruz.

However, the total amount of rainfall recorded till Friday is 833.2mm in Colaba and 1015.7mm in Santacruz, whereas, last year it was 879.1mm in Colaba and 1127.9mm in Santacruz on the same date.

Meanwhile, the amount of rainfall recorded in the island city is 5.15mm whereas it was 6.57mm and 1.85mm in the eastern and western suburbs respectively. The city’s temperature witnessed an average drop from 30.1 to 25.8 degree Celsius. A high tide is scheduled early on Sunday at 11.03 am of 3.77mtrs.

Although the city received less amount of rainfall, however, it did not save Mumbaikars from facing issues like short-circuits and tree falls. A slab collapse was reported in the city’s eastern suburbs. No injuries were reported.

Ten short circuit incidents were reported across the city – five in the island city, two in the eastern suburbs and three in the western suburbs with no injuries. Two places were reported in the island city were tree had fallen, However, no injuries were reported.

According to the civic data, water level comprising of all the seven lakes- that feed the city as on July 16 is 6,98,261 million litres compared to last year’s 2,78,866 million litres on the same date.

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