Pune: Parts of Maharashtra are expected to receive post-monsoon rains for another week, said an official of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday.
Thunderstorms accompanied with lightning are very likely to occur at isolated places over Vidarbha, Marathawada, Madhya Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Assam, Meghalaya, Konkan and Goa, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Rayalseema till 7 November, he said.
Parts of Maharashtra have been receiving intermittent unseasonal rains since the last few days and this trend will continue till 7 November, the official said.
Moderate rainfall is likely in Pune district in the next 48 hours, he said.
Gale winds with speed reaching 80-90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph are prevailing over Lakshadweep and the west-central Arabian Sea, the official said.
The wind speed is likely to increase to 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph over north Lakshadweep and adjoining southeast and the east-central Arabian Sea, he said.
Squally winds with speed reaching 30-40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph are likely along and off south Maharashtra and the Goa coast in the next seven days, he said.
Thunderstorms accompanied with lightning are very likely at isolated places over Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Konkan and Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and Marathawada during the same period, the official said.
Gale winds with speed reaching 120-130 kmph gusting to 145 kmph are likely over the east-central Arabian Sea and 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph over the west-central Arabian Sea, he said.
Post-monsoon rains have damaged crops in parts of the state.
Updated Date: Nov 01, 2019 08:17:34 IST