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Mumbaiites splash about in pre-monsoon showers, welcome respite from the heat

Mumbai city news: The sudden downpour, the second to be reported in the city, lasted for about five minutes

mumbai Updated: May 29, 2017 13:13 IST
Sajana Nambiar
Mumbai city news
Thunderstorms and lightning were earlier reported at Thane. (Rishikesh Choudhary)

Kalyan-Dombivli and Ulhasnagar residents enjoyed pre-monsoon showers on Monday morning around 10 am.

The sudden downpour, the second to be reported in the city, lasted for about five minutes. On May 15, the Kalyan witnessed its first shower of the year around 10.45 pm. Thunderstorms and lightning were reported at Thane in the evening.

Ulhasnagar locals welcomed the respite from soaring temperatures. (Rishikesh Choudhary)

“The weather has been pleasant over the past two days. This indicates that it will rain soon. The sudden downpour has brought down temperatures. It has also been windy since Sunday,” said Mahesh Mhatre, 34, a resident of Tisgaon in Kalyan ( East).