GOA: With spells of steady and intermittent rainfall during the last few days ensuring a surplus of 31%, the seasonal total has crossed 1,931.2mm (76.03 inches) even before the season can reach the half-way mark. The India meteorological department (IMD) recorded a 24-hour state average rainfall of 51.5mm on morning.
This took the quantum of rainfall in July to 684.4mm, about 63% of the month’s quota in just over a fortnight. “After the onset of monsoon, rainfall activity has been steady over Goa. It was only weak during the last seven days in June,” IMD-Goa scientist, Rahul M said.
During the next two days, rainfall is likely to be moderate, but heavy showers are very likely at isolated places.“After 48 hours, we are expecting some weakening of monsoon activity, as per the latest observation,” Rahul said.
The News 24 Goa