Mumbai Rains: Onset of monsoons finally declared in the city

Updated: Jun 25, 2019, 15:13 IST | Pallavi Smart

As per earlier forecast by the IMD, the onset of monsoons was expected within 48 hours from Sunday

Mumbai Rains: Onset of monsoons finally declared in the city
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In what can be stated as good news for Mumbaikars, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has declared the onset of monsoons over Mumbai today covering entire Maharashtra. It is time to be prepared for Mumbai rains as the monsoons have entered the city.

Rainfall records since 1951



Rainfall records since 1951

As per earlier forecast by the IMD, the onset of monsoons was expected within 48 hours from Sunday. On Tuesday, the IMD had declared the monsoon onset over Mumbai. Director of IMD Mumbai Krishnanand Hosalikar, tweeted, "Monsoon onset declared in Mumbai today covering entire Maharashtra."

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This is the most delayed monsoons in Mumbai in the last nine years. In the year 2009, the monsoons arrived in the city on June 24. Even as June 10 is considered to be a regular monsoon onset date, Hosalikar while sharing details of the monsoons from 1951, mentioned how there have been variations in the monsoon arrival date in different years.

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Rainfall received on Tuesday in Mumbai and around from SAFAR data: 

Station Rainfall (in mm)  
Colaba 7.8
Mazgaon 10.8
Andheri (East) 0.4
Goregaon 8.4
Kandivali (East) 0.6
Charkop Sec-1 16
Akurli Road 87
Borivali (East) 25.2
Chembur 3.6
Vidyavihar 1.4
Ghatkopar 0
Powai 44.6
Jogeshwari Link Road 1.2
Bhandup(West) 36.6
Mulund (East) 3.8
Mulund (West) 45.2
Kalidas 14
Panvel 5.4

Released rainfall in Mumbai in last 24 hrs.

Mazgaon 10 mm
Goregaon 8 mm
Charkop 16 mm
Akurli Rd 87 mm
Borivli 25 mm
Powai 44.6 mm
Bhandup 36 mm
Mulund 45.2 mm
Kandivli 14 mm

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