Pune records 19 mm rainfall 

ST Correspondent
Saturday, 14 October 2017

Maharashtra will experience dry weather between October 16 and October 18.

Pune: According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Konkan and Goa, Central Maharashtra and Marathwada will experience rainfall accompanied with thunderstorms on October 15. Maharashtra will experience dry weather between October 16 and October 18.

On Saturday, the city recorded 19 mm of rainfall, followed by thunderstorms at a few places. Overall, the State received good rainfall on Saturday. Satara recorded 13 mm of rainfall, Nashik recorded rainfall of 12 mm while Aurangabad got nine mm of rainfall.

The highest maximum temperature recorded in the State on Saturday was 34.9 degrees Celsius at Brahmapuri, while the lowest temperature of 20 degrees Celsius was recorded in Ahmednagar.

The IMD said the southwest monsoon has been vigorous over Assam, Meghalaya and active over sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim. It has been subdued over Gangetic West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, east Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

Favourable conditions are developing for further withdrawal of the monsoon from remaining parts of northwest India and some more parts of central and western India and some parts of eastern India till October 15. The withdrawal line continues to pass through Kheri, Nowgong, Shajapur, Ahmedabad and Dwarka.

The highest maximum temperature recorded across the country on Saturday was 41.2 degrees Celsius at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The lowest minimum temperature recorded across the country was 16.5 degrees Celsius at Bhilwara and Sikar in Rajasthan.

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