The south west monsoon will turn into energetic once more within the coastal areas of Maharashtra on August 10 (Monday) and can stay so for the following seven days, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) mentioned immediately.
Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and neighbouring districts on Wednesday which led to water-logging and visitors jams, wreaking havoc within the metropolis. The depth of rain decreased progressively within the final two days.
“The IMD observations revealed that south west monsoon is more likely to turn into energetic on west coast from August 10-11, together with in Mumbai. The scenario is more likely to proceed for every week,” mentioned KS Hosalikar, deputy director common, IMD Mumbai centre.
The Colaba observatory in south Mumbai had recorded 330 mm rainfall within the 24-hour interval ending at 5:30 am on Thursday whereas the Santacruz climate station in western suburbs recorded 146 mm through the interval.