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Expect less rainfall for next few days, say weathermen

mumbai Updated: Jul 27, 2010 01:01 IST
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Following the weekend downpour, the city may not receive heavy rainfall for the next few days, the weathermen have predicted.

“The low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal has moved from Madhya Pradesh to Rajasthan. So, it will not rain as much as compared to Saturday and Sunday,” said R.V. Sharma, deputy director general, India Meteorological Department.

The forecast for the next two days is intermittent rain or showers. On Monday, Colaba received 21.3 mm rain and Santacruz received 18 mm till 9.30 pm.

Apart from the low-pressure area, trough of the west coast and strong pressure area accompanied by strong winds over the west coast of the Arabian Sea was responsible for the heavy rainfall.

“We should have some sunshine over the next few days,” said Professor Kapil Gupta from the Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay who has worked on a monsoon website for the municipal corporation.