Monsoon reaches Maharashtra, likely to hit Mumbai by June 10: IMD

Southwest monsoon reached Maharashtra on Thursday, bringing respite to the state where many parts have been reeling under scorching heat and severe water shortage.
Monsoon reaches Maharashtra, likely to hit Mumbai by June 10: IMD
Monsoon reaches Maharashtra, likely to hit Mumbai by June 10: IMD

Mumbai | Southwest monsoon reached Maharashtra on Thursday, bringing respite to the state where many parts have been reeling under scorching heat and severe water shortage.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) scientist Sunil Kamble said the monsoon has reached Sindhudurg district in south Konkan and Sangli and Kolhapur in western Maharashtra.

It is likely to reach Mumbai between June 9 and 10, he added.

Several parts of Maharashtra have been witnessing severe water shortage, with high temperatures exacerbating the situation.

As on Thursday, 11,565 villages and hamlets in 34 districts were being provided water through government and private tankers, according to official data.

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