Weather Update: Pune Monsoon Likely To Continue Till October, Says IMD
The maximum temperature will be around 30 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature will hover around 22 degrees Celsius on Saturday. Pune district is currently 15% below its average normal rainfall, and it is anticipated that the rainfall expected in the upcoming days will help compensate for this deficit.
Pune: The final phase of monsoon rainfall has commenced in Pune as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has advised people to carry their umbrellas as there is a prediction of rainfall in Pune and its surrounding areas over the next five days. IMD has stated that the final phase of the monsoon rainfall has started. The monsoon is expected to continue into October, even though the official end of Monsoon is only nine days away. Cities such as Chandrapur, Panjim, Amravati, Alibaug, and Matheran have been experiencing significant rainfall. Overall, the state has received normal rainfall, with a deficit of 9% compared to the average. Pune district is currently 15% below its average normal rainfall, and it is anticipated that the rainfall expected in the upcoming days will help compensate for this deficit.
“The low-pressure system has passed from Maharashtra and is now present in the form of cyclonic circulation near Gujarat. A low-pressure belt lies between Sikkim and south Maharashtra due to which the monsoon is expected to be active to vigorous in the state over the next 48 hours. The rainfall activities along with isolated thunder activities are expected to continue for the next three to four days, and a colour-coded warning has been issued for the same,” according to Jyoti Sonar, meteorologist at IMD Pune.
As of 8:41 p.m. on Thursday, Shivajinagar recorded 2.1 mm of rainfall, while Lavale experienced the highest rainfall of 22.5mm. Chandrapur, on the other hand, recorded the highest rainfall in the state with 150mm on Thursday. Since August, the monsoon has been relatively inactive, except for a few days in September.
The current AQI level in Pune stood at 49 on Saturday.
The Central Pollution Control Board classifies an AQI between 0-50 as good, between 51 and 100 as satisfactory, between 101 and 200 as moderate, between 201 and 300 as poor, between 301 and 400 as very poor, and over 400 as severe.
Weather in Pune during the next 7 days
The maximum temperature will be around 29-30 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature will hover around 22 degrees Celsius throughout the week.