Pune, Maharashtra is anticipated to encounter mild precipitation on November 7 and 8 as a result of heightened easterly winds and moisture incursion. Nevertheless, no rainfall is predicted during the Diwali festival days.
There is a possibility of moderate rain thunderstorms on November 8 and 9. The minimum temperature is projected to marginally rise in the forthcoming days. A low-pressure area is expected to develop in the East Central Arabian Sea around November 8, impacting the weather in south-central Maharashtra.
With the intensification of easterly winds, Maharashtra is witnessing a surge in the infiltration of moisture. Presently, the moisture is prevalent in the southern region of the state and is projected to extend further into the central part.
Consequently, Pune city, situated within the central division of Maharashtra, is anticipated to encounter mild precipitation around November 7 and 8.
Nevertheless, at present, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) official in Pune has not forecasted any rainfall during the Diwali festival days.
As per the information provided, the latest IMD-GFS model predicts moderate rain thunderstorms in Pune on November 8 and 9.
Anupam Kashyapi, head of the weather and forecasting division at IMD, Pune, stated that there is very little chance of light rainfall during the pre-Diwali period on November 7 and 8, and no chance of rainfall during the Diwali festival. Additionally, on Saturday, IMD recorded a maximum temperature of 31.9 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 16.8 degrees Celsius in the city.
A low-pressure area is expected to develop in the East Central Arabian Sea by November 8, due to the west-northwestern movement of a cyclonic circulation over south Tamil Nadu. The strong easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal are contributing to this formation. According to Anupam Kashyapi, the head of the weather and forecasting division at IMD Pune, this low-pressure area is likely to affect the weather of south-central Maharashtra in the next few days.