Monsoons 2020: Maharashtra to experience wet spell between 1-4 June

Updated: Jun 01, 2020, 09:02 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

There will also be light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Konkan & Goa

A wet road after light rain falls during lockdown at Western Express Highway, Kandivli in Mumbai on June 1. Picture Courtesy/ Satej Shinde
A wet road after light rain falls during lockdown at Western Express Highway, Kandivli in Mumbai on June 1. Picture Courtesy/ Satej Shinde

The low-pressure area over Southeast & adjoining East-central Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area persists. It is very likely to concentrate into a Depression over East-central and adjoining Southeast Arabian Sea during next 24 hours and likely to intensify further into a Cyclonic Storm over the East-central Arabian Sea during the subsequent 24 hours. It is very likely to move nearly northwards initially till 02nd June Morning and then recurve north-northeastwards and reach near north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coasts around 03rd June Morning. 

Under the influence of the above system, Maharashtra especially the west coast is very likely to experience an active wet spell during 1st – 4th June 2020. Light to moderate rainfall is expected at most places with isolated heavy falls very likely over south Konkan and Goa on May 31 and isolated heavy to very heavy falls on June 1.

There will be light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Konkan and Goa on June 2 and over south Konkan and Goa on June 3.

IMD weather forecast

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Wind warning
It will gradually increase becoming Gale wind speed reaching 65-75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph over the east-central Arabian Sea & and along and off Karnataka- south Maharashtra coasts from 2nd June morning and further becoming 90-100 kmph gusting 110 kmph over east-central and northeast Arabian Sea along & off Maharashtra & Gujarat coasts from 3rd morning.

Sea condition
It would become very rough to High over east-central  and southeast Arabian Sea and along & off Karnataka- south Maharashtra coasts from June 2 and High to very high over east-central and northeast Arabian Sea along and off Maharashtra & Gujarat coasts from June 3.

With inputs from India Meteorological Department Regional Meteorological Centre

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