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Mumbai records another spell of pre-monsoon showers

Mumbai city news: Officials from the weather bureau said that the city could expect light rain for the next 48 hours.

mumbai Updated: Jul 20, 2017 11:10 IST
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Light showers were reported from the southern parts of the city and suburbs around 9.30pm.
Light showers were reported from the southern parts of the city and suburbs around 9.30pm. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Mumbai recorded another spell of pre-monsoon showers on Saturday night. The weather bureau recorded negligible rain, both at Colaba and Santacruz between 8.30am and 8.30pm. Light showers were reported from the southern parts of the city and suburbs around 9.30pm.

This woman was prepared to face pre-monsoon showers at Elphinstone Road in Mumbai on Saturday. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Officials from the weather bureau said that the city could expect light rain for the next 48 hours. “The southwest monsoon has advanced into northern parts of Kerala and southern Karnataka, and is expected to reach coastal, central Karnataka and Rayalseema by Sunday,” said Sunita Devi, director (weather central), India Meteorological Department, Pune. “Light showers are expected over the Konkan coast over the week in the form of pre-monsoon showers until they reach Mumbai and surrounding areas by June 10,” she said.

According to the forecast, the city may see more rains in the next 48 hours. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Meanwhile, day temperatures were close to normal while the night temperature was a degree Celsius above normal.

The weather bureau predicted a partly cloudy sky on Sunday with light rain in the evening.

Day and night temperatures are expected to be 34 degrees Celsius and 28 degrees Celsius.