MUMBAI RAINS: Drenching Rains Experienced by the City in First 10 Days of September, More Rains Expected in the Coming 3-4 Days, Intensity to Increase after 24 Hours.

Mumbai: This Monsoon Season has been phenomenal for the Konkan & Goa subdivision which includes Mumbai, so much so that the subdivision has already surpassed its normal rains in the month of August itself. The subdivision has recorded around 4051.8mm of rains till 11th September 2019 against the normal of 2679.7mm, which is about 51% above normal. Now this surplus is going to increase as more rains are predicted from 12/13th sep onwards. Now coming back to financial capital of country Mumbai, the city has recorded some staggering amounts of rain in this monsoon season so much so that the city has not only surpassed the seasonal rains but also surpassed the annual normal rains. From 1st june to 11th September the city of dreams has recorded about 3351.6mm of rains and till today it has received 1324.5 mm excess rains, which is a huge figure.

Now let's have a look on latest wet spell which paralysed the city and almost brought the city to a standstill. The rain fury began to lash the city from 1st Sep and continued for 10 days I.e till 10th sep, During this extended wet spell city recorded extremely heavy rains of about 242.2mm on sep 5th, Heavy to very heavy rains of about 131.5mm, 118.3mm and 119mm on 3rd, 4th and 8th September respectively. This is some humongous amount of rains as the city surpassed its monthly normal rains of about 340mm in first 5 days of the month, Currently the city has recorded about 797.7mm of rains in September which is more than double of the normal. The reason for this wet spell was multiple weather systems prevailing close to the region. First the off shore trough extending from South gujarat coast  to north Kerala coast, Second UAC over south gujarat region, Third Low pressure area over odisha and neighbourhood. This wet spell ended on sep 10th morning  and the city heaved the sigh of relief. 

The upcoming spell is not going to be heavy as previous once, moderate to few intense spells expected as of today. We will update you if conditions changes.

Next 2 days weather forecast for Mumbai and Vasai-Virar:

Thrusday 12th Sep: Moderate rains likely in city and suburbs, about 25-30mm of rains possible, one or two places may exceed 30mm, Temp around 27-30°C.

Friday 13th Sep: Moderate rains likely in city and suburbs, about 30-45mm of rains possible, few places may exceed 45mm, Temp 27-30℃ 

Last 24 Hours Rainfall ending 8:30 am Today:

Mumbai(SCZ): 6.5mm
Mumbai(CLB): 9mm 
Vasai: 5mm

Data Source: IMD 

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