The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has updated the rain alert for Mumbai from Yellow Alert ‘Heavy Rain’ to Orange Alert ‘Very heavy rain for next three days’. A fisherman’s warning has also been issued for the northern and southern coasts of Maharashtra.
Other districts of the state such as Raigad, Ratnagiri, Satara and Pune have been put on red alert by the IMD.
According to the IMD, strong winds are expected along the Maharashtra coast with wind speed reaching 65 kmph in the next four days. “Fishermen are advised not to venture far from the coast,” the IMD warning notice said.
According to IMD official KS Hosalikar, the intensity of monsoon is likely to increase over Konkan and parts of Madhya Maharashtra as a severe five-day warning has also been declared for the state.
“Citizens are requested to exercise caution while stepping out, especially near water bodies,” the official said.
According to the IMD, well marked low pressure areas have formed along the north coast of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, resulting in good rains over Maharashtra, Goa, Odisha and Telangana, Chhattisgarh and other parts of the country.
Santa Cruz on Sunday recorded a minimum temperature of 25.0 degrees Celsius and a maximum of 31.3 degrees Celsius, with relative humidity also recorded at 95 per cent. While Colaba recorded a minimum temperature of 25.6 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 30.6 degrees Celsius and relative humidity of 95 percent.
Meanwhile, the city witnessed good quality of the day on Sunday as well. On Sunday, Mumbai recorded a ‘good’ air quality index (AQI) with an AQI of 14, while other cities such as Delhi, Pune and Ahmedabad recorded AQIs, according to data from the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR). to be done. The AQI was recorded at 53, 31 and 29 respectively.
The lower the AQI value, the cleaner the air, while a higher AQI indicates higher levels of air pollution and health concerns.
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