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Respite for Mumbaikars as Monsoon showers hit city

Monsoon-showersMonsoon arrived in the metropolis with several areas receiving showers Thursday night, bringing down temperatures.

The metropolis and its suburbs experienced light to medium showers bringing a much needed relief from the heat, said reports.

The monsoon usually arrives in Mumbai by June 10.

Sudden showers had hit the city on Wednesday morning, followed by high humidity and high temperatures throughout the day. Dismissing the showers as pre-monsoon activity, officials from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the onset of monsoon is expected in the city in the next two to three days, but predicted the temperatures may hover around 34 degrees Celsius for the next 48 hours.

While the IMD recorded 0.2 mm rainfall at Colaba, 0.25 mm rainfall was reported in Wadala, Dharavi, Sion, Chembur, Kurla, Andheri and BKC areas, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) disaster management cell.

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