Dry spell likely to continue in parts of State: IMD 

ST Correspondent
Sunday, 6 August 2017

Pune: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light rains in some parts of the State this week, while some parts of the State may experience a dry spell. 

The IMD also said that the southwest monsoon has been subdued over west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Vidarbha, Telangana and Tamil Nadu. 

However, the southwest monsoon has been active over Odisha, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala. 

Pune: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light rains in some parts of the State this week, while some parts of the State may experience a dry spell. 

The IMD also said that the southwest monsoon has been subdued over west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Vidarbha, Telangana and Tamil Nadu. 

However, the southwest monsoon has been active over Odisha, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala. 

Till August 10, the IMD has predicted that there is a possibility of light rain in some areas across the city. The temperature may vary from 29 degrees Celsius to 22 degrees Celsius. However, from August 11, only cloudy weather is predicted by IMD across the city. 

According to the forecast of the week across Maharashtra, few rain spells are expected with no weather extremes. 

Till Sunday evening, no major rainfall activity was recorded across the State. Only a few rain showers were recorded in Mahabaleshwar and in the Konkan and Goa region. Since June 1, Pune has recorded 406.6-millimetre rainfall which is 53.8 millimetre in excess than the predicted normal rainfall. 

Total rainfall with respect to Sunday evening in the past 24 hours as reported by 347 stations in the plains is 219.8 centimetres. Normal rainfall for these 347 stations is 415.2 centimetres. 

For the country, IMD has predicted that rain is likely at most places over east and northeast India. Rainfall is very likely at many places over along west coast. Isolated to scattered rainfall is very likely over rest of the country. 

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