Gujarat received an average rainfall of 113.5 % during this monsoon season, with 149 mm in the month of September itself. Light to moderate rain is expected to lash Vadodara, Ahmedabad over the next 24 hours. Meanwhile, Mumbai on Monday broke its previous record for the highest amount of seasonal rai between June and September, receiving 3,341 mm rain as compared to 2010’s 3,327 mm.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted increased rainfall activity in the northeastern states, Bihar and parts of Uttar Pradesh. The weather agency added that rainfall activity over the eastern coast of India, including Chhattisgarh, and the west coast is likely to reduce.
Meanwhile, on Monday, rain and thundershowers were experienced in most places in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Konkan and Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Vidarbha and Lakshadweep, at many places over Kerala and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Rain lashed a few places over East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, Coastal Karnataka and North Interior Karnataka, and at isolated places in East Rajasthan, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal, Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra Pradesh yesterday.