The changing weather patterns is not erratic, it is on the expected lines: IMD
The rainfall is also good news for the city, which is currently reeling under a 20 per cent water cut for residential properties and 50 per cent for commercial establishments.
IMD forecasts heavy rain over the next 3 days.
The average rainfall across the country during June 1-September 22 has been 718 mm, which is 14 per cent less than the LPA of 839 mm.
With eight automatic weather stations operational in Mumbai suburban area, the court further directed IMD to install the remaining 22 by
The data shows that 58 per cent of the country has received normal rainfall, 29 per cent witnessed deficient and 13 per cent excess.
The NDRF teams, with 57 rubber boats, have been deployed at various flood-affected parts of the state.
NDRF, BSF and SRP teams deployed for rescue operations.
On Tuesday, the Colaba and Santacruz weather stations received 17.2 mm rain.
IMD has forecast one or two heavy spells of rain even on Wednesday.
On Sunday, Colaba received 0.2 mm rainfall and Santa Cruz 0.1 mm till 5.30pm.
Plan for a fresh financial assistance comes at a time when the public debt in Maharashtra has already crossed Rs 3.85 lakh crore.
People have been advised to stay indoors to stay safe. The Coast Guard has warned fishermen against venturing into the sea.
The Supreme Court has categorically banned Salwa Judum under any name.
There is a strong correlation between an El Nino — the abnormal rise of sea surface temperatures in the equatorial Pacific off the coast of South America — and a weak monsoon.