Mumbai and nearby areas woke up to a cloudy morning and light showers on Monday. The showers brought a much-needed gave a respite from the heat.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its forecast has predicted thunderstorm accompanied with lightning. It has also predicted ight to moderate rain at isolated places of the city for the next three hours.
KS Hosalikar, head SID, Climate Research & Services, IMD Pune, tweeted saying: "Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and light to moderate rain likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Mumbai city and Suburbs, during next 3 hours."
Meanwhile, IMD Mumbai on Sunday had warned of the possibility of thunderstorms accompanied by light to moderate rainfall at isolated places in the districts of Dhule, Jalgaon, Nandurbar, Nashik, Pune, Satara, and Aurangabad.
Meanwhile, IMD's Santacruz observatory on Monday recorded the maximum temperature at 33.5 degrees Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 32.6 degrees Celsius. The Santacruz observatory in the western suburbs recorded a minimum temperature of 24.2 degrees Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a minimum temperature of 24.5 degrees Celsius.
The India Metrological Department (IMD) on Sunday informed that the southwest monsoon has further advanced into central Arabian Sea, covering several parts of the country, including the entire northeastern region.
According to the weather department, the southwest monsoon has also advanced in some more parts of Maharashtra, entire Karnataka, some more parts of Telangana, entire Tamil Nadu, some more parts of Andhra Pradesh, more parts of central Bay of Bengal and northeast, Bay of Bengal, and then entire northeastern states of India--Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura, Assam, and Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, most parts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.
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