Mumbai, August 26: The monsoon activity in Mumbai has slowed down since the last few days and the city is not expected to get heavy rains in the coming days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. In its weather bulletin, the weather agency said that the metropolis will not receive heavy rainfall at least for the next four days while light to moderate rain will continue till Thursday. According to the Met department, Palghar is likely to get heavy rain at isolated places while Pune is also likely to receive heavy rain at isolated places. Cyclonic Circulation Over Bay of Bengal; Kerala, Karnataka and Odisha to Receive Heavy Rainfall in Coming Days, Says IMD.
The IMD in its weather forecast for the week said that heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely at isolated places over Gujarat region and West Madhya Pradesh and at isolated places over Rajasthan, East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha. Also, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Saurashtra and Kutch, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala are likely to receive good spells of rain.
In Karnataka, the IMD said that the southwest monsoon has been active over Coastal districts of the state which will bring heavy rainfall especially interior parts of the state in the coming days. Reports inform that Mumbai recorded a total of 11.3 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours with the relative humidity at 92 per cent. The total rainfall for the city now stands at 2,522.7 mm, which is 728.6 mm above normal.