Heavy rain takes Mumbai past July average already

Mumbai city witnessed a day of heavy rains on July 15, surpassing the meteorological department’s estimate which escalated its orange alert for coastal Maharashtra to red by the afternoon in light of the severity of the downpour. After a relatively slow start in June, the season has picked pace this month in the state capital. Several days of intense rainfall have already delivered 58% of Mumbai’s average for the monsoon season and an overwhelming 108% for the month of July has been recorded in the first 15 days itself.

Source : Hindustan Times

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