Mumbai and its neighbouring regions saw a cloudy morning on Friday. Light to moderate rainfall was reported at several localities in Mumbai. Borivali, Mahalaxmi, Dombivali, Kurla and a few more places saw light rainfall last night as well. Neighbouring areas of Thane, Raigad, Pune, Satara and Sindudurg witnessed light showers in the last 24 hrs. Some localities also reported thunderstorms and lightning. KS Hosalikar, Head of the Regional Meteorological Center in Mumbai tweeted photos of a cloudy Mumbai and wrote, “Horizon hardly visible, smog and hazy today, still I must say weather pleasant over here now.”
Mumbai weather forecast:
According to the weather office, there is possibility of rain and thunderstorms for the next two or three days in parts of the Konkan and interior and coastal Maharashtra including Kolhapur, Pune, and parts of Marathwada and Chandrapur.
The next 48 to 72 hours are crucial for farmers as thunderstorms and showers may the affect rabi crop in the harvest season. It may also affect the mango production in the coastal region, according to state officials.
Unseasonal rain causes mumbai’s max tem to dip:
Meanwhile, with a drop in temperature, smog engulfed the city and adjoining Thane, leading to poor visibility.
Quality of air in mumbai
The air quality index of Mumbai remains very poor for the second day. Today, the air quality index for Mumbai was 265.
The air quality index of Mumbai surged on Thursday, surpassing New Delhi, due to cloudy conditions, said a met official.