July 20, 2012 1:39:43 am
Pune city continued to receive showers for the second consecutive day with the Met department recording 3.2 mm rain till 5.30 pm on Thursday. The rain was attributed to a deep offshore trough along the west coast. However,the Met department has forecast less rain for the next two days.
We have issued a forecast of light showers for the next two days but from July 22 the city will receive good rain,said Sunita Dev,director,weather central .
The met department have stated that the axis of the monsoon trough is still in the north of the country and was expected to move southwards in the next two days bringing normal rain.
According to the met department,the models have indicated that a southward movement will occur after two days with increased rainfall in central parts of India including Pune.
Meanwhile,catchment areas too continued to receive rain for the second consecutive day,increasing the dam levels to 3.24 TMC from 2.14 TMC on Wednesday.
Khadakwasla dam soared 1.13 TMC with 6 mm rain,Panshet dam level rose to 1.21 TMC with 43 mm rain,Varasgaon recorded 0.70 TMC water with 47 mm rain and Temghar soared to 0.20 TMC with 35 mm rain.
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