Mumbai, Oct 5: Rains continued to lash the city today as this season's last leg of spell brought temperature down by few notches. Met department officials have predicted the downpour will continue for the next two days.
"There is an upper air circulation over Konkan Goa and parts of Gujarat, this is causing the rainfall," director of Indian Meteorological Department, Mumbai, V K Rajeev said.
"This spell of rain is likely to last two more days with intermittent rains or shower," he added. Earlier, this upper air circulation was over the Marathwada and adjoining region and is now moving towards Gujarat, Rajeev said. According to Regional Met department, rainfall recorded between October 1 and October 5 (till 8.30 am) at Coloba (main city) was 59.8 mm, while Santacruz (western suburbs) recorded 58.3 mm.
Santacruz observatory recorded the maximum temperature of 26.6 degrees Celsius and minimum of 22.4 degrees Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded maximum and minimum at 26.0 and 22.2 degrees Celsius respectively.