Weather data transferred via software will be available at all air traffic control towers.
Installations like 1200 MW Kutch wind park of Suzlon Group at Changdai are likely to be in the way of the cyclonic storm.
Cyclone ‘Nilofar’ comes just weeks after cyclone ‘Hudhud’ which hit the Eastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.
October is a month when seasonal changes occur and is a favourable time for cyclone development, said IMD officials.
the suburbs recorded 97.87 per cent of annual normal rainfall, with Colaba observatory recording 2,135 mm rainfall and Santacruz receiving 2,300 mm.
Its speed is now limited to 100-110 kmph, said M Mahapatra, scientist at the Cyclone Warning Division of IMD.
For the second successive day, Katra received more than 20 cm rainfall in 24 hours.
Last year, up to August 31, Colaba had received 2,220 mm rainfall and Santacruz 2,598 mm.
The rain, however, brought with it the perennial problem of water logging in many areas.
Heavy rain also led to five instances of minor ceiling, wall and slab collapses in various parts of Mumbai.
In April last year as well, the radar had been hit with a technical snag for over a month.
The national capital and several parts of North India received widespread rain since Wednesday,
The minimum temperature on Tuesday was recorded at 28.5 degrees, one notch above normal.
The study being carried out is based on rainfall data between 1971 and 2000.
IMD officials say deficient rainfall in June alone does not necessary indicate a bad season.