Source: News Bharati English14 Jul 2017 11:55:14

Mumbai, July 14: With the marginal increase in the rains over the Maharashtra, the Southwest Monsoon rains have gathered pace and intensity all across the state. It is predicted heavy rains to continue for a week in Mumbai.

Greenery everywhere, Maharashtrians are enjoying this monsoon season as nature has its own freshness allover. This monsoon has brought the relief for the farmers and the joyful nature for citizens.

In the span of last 2 days, Mahabaleshwar recorded 61.8 mm of rain while Mumbai, Pune and Sangli recorded 0.2 mm rain. Heavy rains with isolated very heavy rainfall at few places are possible over several northern parts of Maharashtra and North Konkan in next 24 to 48 hours.

People had already planned on visiting the waterfall and enjoy the monsoon taking a heavy rainfall as a moment of joy rather than cursing it.

Rainfall activities are also likely to increase over many parts of North Konkan, North Madhya Maharashtra and adjoining areas of Vidarbha.

Mumbai and Pune are also expected to record good rains in these 2 days. Places such as Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon and Nandurbar may record heavy to very heavy spells of rain.

The other cities of the state recorded the rain is Dahanu 56.9 mm, Bhira 29 mm, Buldhana 24 mm, Nashik 15.2 mm, Jalgaon 11.2 mm, Harnai 10.4 mm, Vengurla 8.2 mm, Ratnagiri 7.5 mm, Chandrapur 5 mm, Aurangabad and Wardha 4.4 mm, Akola 4.2 mm, Thane 3 mm, Parbhani 2.5 mm, Udgir 2 mm, Kolhapur 1.6 mm, Yeotmal 1.2 mm, Alibag 0.6 mm and Osmanabad 0.5.