Monsoon advances further; rain likely in city next week
Pune : Rain and thundershowers are expected in the city between June 6 and 9, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday .
Amid light rainfall in parts of the city on Friday , the IMD said, “The maximum and minimum temperatures in the city will hover around 38°C and 24°C respectively in the coming days.“
As per the forecast, the southwest monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of southeast Bay of Bengal and will reach some parts of southwest and east central Bay of Bengal during the next 48 hours.
“Rainfall will decrease over the next 48 hours over south Kerala but rain intensity will increase over west coast during the next four to five days after which the monsoon will be declared,“ said Mahesh Palawat, chief meteorologist at Skymet weather.
As per the IMD, the reason for this advance of southwest monsoon is the likely straightening of cross equatorial flow over Bay of Bengal.
On Thursday , some parts of the city experienced drizzles, while he atwave conditions prevailed only at isolated places over Vidarbha.
Maximum temperature is likely to rise by 1 to 2 degrees over northwest and central India during the next two to three days and the heatwave conditions will prevail at isolated places over Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab, south Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha, the IMD said.
The pre-monsoon showers brought huge relief to Kolhapur’s citizens on Thursday . Water resource department officials said the catchment areas of Radhanagari and Chitri dams received average rainfall of 17mm. Areas like Satara, Karad and the western region of Sangli received moderate to heavy rainfall from 8pm to 11pm on Thursday
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