Heavy rains are anticipated over the central plains and the western coast on August 6 attributable to a low-pressure space, Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M Rajeevan stated on Saturday.
Heavy rains are additionally anticipated over Mumbai, particularly on August 6, he added.
Mr Rajeevan stated a climate system over the Bay of Bengal will transfer throughout central India to Gujarat, which is able to usher in heavy rains.
“Monsoon replace as predicted @moesgoi fashions point out a climate system over BoB by four Aug, a remnant from Pacific. Seemingly transfer throughout Central India to Gujarat. Very Heavy rains anticipated over central plains & west coast together with Mumbai (esp on sixth) Replace forecasts with @Indiametdept,” he stated in a tweet.
As on July 31, the central division of the India Meteorological Division (IMD) had a four-per cent rainfall deficiency. The division contains Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and the Union territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. The 2 Union territories have additionally recorded poor rainfall.