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Updated on: Sunday, November 21, 2021, 03:32 PM IST

Weather Update: Mumbai likely to receive light rain, thundershowers today, says IMD

Dry weather is forecast in Mumbai, Palghar, Thane, Nashik from Monday.
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Due to the well-marked low-pressure area over the East-central Arabian Sea, Mumbai has been experiencing light rain starting over the past few days.

"The well-marked low pressure area over the East-central Arabian sea with the associated cyclonic circulation extending upto 5.8 km above mean sea level persists," the IMD bulletin stated.

According to the IMD forecast, light rain and thundershower activity is 'very likely' on Sunday (November 21), and from Monday onwards, dry weather is forecast in Mumbai, Palghar, Thane, Nashik.

In 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Sunday, the Colaba observatory recorded 1.6 mm rain, while the Santacruz observatory recorded 0 mm rain. Meanwhile, conditions in the city continue to remain warm and humid, despite the rains.

The Colaba and Santacruz observatory recorded a relative humidity of 65% and 79% respectively.

According to Skymet Weather, a private weather agency, rains are observed over Mumbai during non-Monsoon months only when a weather system is developing in the Arabian Sea and coming closer to the coast of Maharashtra.

Widespread rains with thunderstorms have also been forecast over parts of Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.

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Published on: Sunday, November 21, 2021, 11:31 AM IST
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