Pune: IMD Forecasting Heavy Pre-Monsoon Rainfall – This year Maharashtra witnessed miserable drought conditions and now everyone is waiting for heavy rains which will help to ease the conditions. The water level in Dams and wells in Pune are almost on the finishing lines and is finding difficult to compete with the needs of the population. The situation has become lot more critical for farmers as they are waiting to sow seeds and plough their farms and eyes are all set on clouds to shower heavy rains.
The latest report for IMD (Indian Meteorological Department) has released that there will be heavy pre-monsoon showers from 18th July (Saturday) which will be signs to declare the onset of Monsoons in the state. The atmospheric conditions have been favorable for rains to begin which will cover almost 75% area of the state.
Sunita Devi, Director (weather central) at IMD said “Rainfall will begin from June 18 with heavy showers and it will increase gradually which will help to declare the onset of Monsoon in the state”. The Cyclonic circulation had developed over the west-central Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh coasts result of which atmosphere has been favorable for rains in Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and Vidhrabha area. The Met department said conditions across the state have become favorable for the further advancement of southwest monsoon in the state.
Water Scarcity is day by day mounting high in the city and with the onset of rains, citizens of Pune will be lot more relaxed and happy.
The concerned Civic officials are aware of the conditions and stated that if there were no rains in the city by June 30, there would be a review on water cuts and also water for field would be provided sufficiently by July 15th.
Saurabh Rao District Collector of Pune also mentioned that water in the dams would be kept reserved only for drinking purposes and all the further actions would be taken accordingly to MET departments Forecast analysis.
We hope that the MET forecast predictions prove true and Pune city witness’s heavy rainfall to get through the Drought conditions successfully.