Pune: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday has forecast heavy rains in and around Pune city for the next two days. The city has received 594 mm of rainfall so far this year. From June 1 to August 30, the city received 594.2 mm of rainfall. The meteorological department said that the rainfall was 158.4 mm above average this year. General
Possibility of light showers
Light showers are expected in the next few days in the state, with cloudy skies in many places, while light to moderate rains are expected in some places in Konkan. Central Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidarbha will get some amount of sun with cloudy weather. There will be light rain in Pune area and Ghat regions.
40 per cent above average rainfall
Pune has received 40 per cent more rainfall than the average during the three months of monsoon season. Rainfall in June was above average, however, there was a major ‘break’ in July, but heavy showers fell in August, bringing 40 per cent of the average rainfall, with the district receiving 957.2 mm of rainfall this year.
Khadakwasla cluster has 28.83 TMC water
The Khadakwasla cluster has a water storage of 28.83 TMC at present. Water is being discharged at 11704 cusecs from the Khadakwasla dam into the Mutha river from Sunday (August 30) night 11 pm. Discharge from Panshet dam is 1,980 cusecs and from Varasgaon dam is 2,665 cusecs. Bhatghar, Nira Devghar, Veer, Mulshi, Kalmodi, Andhra and Nazare dams are full. The catchment area of Temghar dam received 15 mm of rain during the day on Sunday. Varasgaon received 9 mm, Panshet 8 mm and Khadakwasla dam catchment area received 4 mm of rainfall.