Mumbai got 95% of rainfall recorded this month in just 6 days

Despite the heavy showers over the last six days, the city has recorded an overall deficit in rains this month.
A youngster at Marine Drive amid rain, in Mumbai. (Photo | PTI)
A youngster at Marine Drive amid rain, in Mumbai. (Photo | PTI)

MUMBAI: Mumbai received more than 95 per cent of the rainfall recorded this month between June 24 and 29, the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) data showed.

Despite the heavy showers over the last six days, the city has recorded an overall deficit in rains this month.

The June normal for the Colaba observatory in south Mumbai is 542.3 mm. This year, it recorded 395 mm of rainfall, of which 371.4 mm of rain was received from June 24 to 29.

In the suburbs, Santacruz weather station's normal rainfall for June is 537.1 mm. This year, from June 1 to 29, it recorded 502.9 mm of rainfall, including 485 mm received between June 24 to 29.

The southwest monsoon made its onset over Mumbai on June 25 against the usual date of June 11.

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