No heavy rains in Mumbai for next five days: IMD

Mumbai: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday stated that heavy rainfall in not predicted in the city in the next five days. IMD also stated that there would be moderate rainfall in the city in the next 24 hours.

According to IMD officials, there is an upper air cyclonic circulation over Northeast Arabian Sea and adjoining areas of Saurashtra between 1.5km and above main sea level which would bring about moderate rainfall from Sunday.

Under the influence of this system, IMD said that areas of Konkan, Goa and Maharashtra would receive widespread rainfall.  Ajay Kumar, Director of IMD said, “There was fairly widespread rainfall in areas of Konkan and Goa on Saturday. However, the system will improve the rainfall pattern from Sunday bringing rain to the both the places.”

On Saturday, Marathwada received only isolated rainfall. However, there will be scattered rainfall over Marathwada in the next 24 hours.  According to Skymet Weather, monsoon remained subdued in the last 24 hours over Maharashtra on Saturday.

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