Panaji: After South West Monsoon has set over Goa on Thursday, the coastal state is witnessing moderate rainfall but there is no change in maximum temperature, Indian Meteorological Department said.
South West monsoon has set over Goa on Thursday bringing in heavy rains but the intensity of the rainfall has reduced on Friday.
Panaji city witnessed moderate rainfall during Thursday and Friday.
IMD, in its bulletin has said thatthere was no large change in maximum temperature and they were above normal over North and South Goa.
The highest maximum temperature of 33 degree celcius was recorded at Panaji (North Goa) and Mormugao (South Goa) cities.
Till date, for this month, Quepem (South Goa) reported highest nine centimeters of rain followed by Pernem (North Goa) which had eight centimeters of rainfall.
Sanguem and Dabolim (both in South) registered seven centimeters of rain while Mormugao (South Goa) had six centres of rainfall.
IMD has predicted that moderate rainfall likely to occur at most places over North and South Goa districts of the state during next five days.
The department has said that rough sea conditions are likely to prevail along Maharashtra-Goa coast for next 48 hours.
Fishermen are adviced not to venture along and off the coast during the same period.
Strong wind with speed reaching 40-50 kilometres per hour is likely to prevail over South west and adjoining West Central Arabian sea on Friday, IMD said.