The Hindu thehindu.com 11 Jun, 2021 13:30 am

21 districts in Maharashtra receive excess rains in first ten days of June

21 districts in Maharashtra receive excess rains in first ten days of June
Besides Mumbai, the coastal districts of Thane, Raigad and Palghar are in the list of the districts which witnessed heavy showers.

The Regional Meteorological Centre in Mumbai predicted "heavy to very heavy" showers at a few places and "extremely heavy" rainfall at isolated places in the districts of Konkan and also in Goa on Saturday.Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely at isolated places in Ghat (upland) areas of Madhya Maharashtra as well as in Marathwada on Saturday, the IMD said.“It is very likely that north Konkan (Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar) would very likely see heavy to very heavy rainfall at few places.Isolated places in the same region very likely to receive extremely heavy rainfall on Sunday,” the report said.

The rainfall in these districts during June 1 to 10 was "largely excess", that is, 60% more than the average rainfall during the period.The districts of Ratnagiri on the coast and Buldana, Nagpur and Bhandara in eastern Maharashtra received "excess" rainfall while another eight districts received normal rainfall.

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