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Monsoon knocks in Mumbai and adjoining areas, IMD predicts rain with thunderstorms in the city today

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Mumbai: Good news for Mumbaikars! Monsoon has arrived in Mumbai. The South-West monsoon has reached Mumbai and its adjoining areas. The Meteorological Department gave this information on Saturday. With the arrival of monsoon, people here have got relief from the scorching heat. Earlier the monsoon had reached Goa. The Meteorological Department said that the Southwest Monsoon has advanced over most parts of Konkan (including Mumbai), parts of Madhya Maharashtra and Karnataka. There itself. Monsoon is also likely to arrive in North India in the next few days

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Conditions are favorable for further advance of Monsoon into parts of North Arabian Sea, remaining parts of Konkan, parts of Gujarat state, most parts of Madhya Maharashtra, entire Karnataka and parts of Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh. Heavy rains are likely to continue over Northeast India and Sub-Himalayan region West Bengal and Sikkim in the coming 5 days. At the same time, in the next few hours, there will be rain with strong winds and thunderstorms in Thane, Raigad, Palghar, Ratnagiri and adjoining areas of Mumbai.

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It rained in some parts of Maharashtra this morning itself. Trees were uprooted at many places. The Meteorological Department said that during the next 3-4 hours, lightning accompanied with gusting to 30-40 kmph gusting to 30-40 kmph at isolated places over Thane, Raigad, Palghar, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Mumbai districts. There is a possibility of rain with thundershowers. Trees were seen uprooted at many places in the vicinity of Mumbai. In Thane, a tree collapsed and fell on the tempo.

The department said that the maximum temperatures in Delhi-NCR and other parts of northwest India will drop by a few degrees over the weekend, but no major relief is likely till June 15. The department said that the moist easterly winds will bring a lot of relief from the scorching heat from June 16.
A Meteorological Department official said that pre-monsoon activity has been predicted in East Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha from June 12, but north Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and North Madhya Pradesh will see above-normal temperatures. .

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