Pimpri Chinchwad: The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has launched the “Spiritual Wari Camping Programme” for vacationers who need to participate within the annual pilgrimage to Pandharpur.
Deepak Harne, MTDC’s Pune regional manager, stated, “The annual palkhi procession of Sant Tukaram and Sant Dnyaneshwar that starts in Pune district is an indispensable part of our way of life. The 21-day walk covers a distance of round 250km.”
Residents of urban regions regularly do now not get to sign up for in because of their hectic lives. “MTDC has released this to make it simpler for city residents to enroll in the adventure for a day or,” Harne stated.
The program has three packages. Depending at the package deal, vacationers could be able to be part of the palkhi procession from Palshi to Udwande from July 1 to two, from Lonand to Taradgaon on July three and from Phaltan to Vakhari from July 9 to ten.
All packages consist of a journey by means of air-conditioned bus and meals. While packages with a night halt include tents with improvised washrooms and sightseeing of nearby background places.
PUNE: The contemporary rainfall activity is such as pre-monsoon showers — mainly of convective nature seen in summer time — even though the monsoon has covered the whole Maharashtra, prompting India Meteorological Department term it uncommon (however no longer uncommon in the early segment of the rainy season).
Monsoon rain is commonly devoid of thunder and lightning pastime. But the country might also get bathe spells coupled with thunder and lightning among June 27 and 30.
Anupam Kashyap, head of weather, IMD (India Meteorological Department), Pune, stated the partly clean skies throughout the next two to three days would possibly bring about convective cloud development in the afternoon. Areas in east Madhya Maharashtra, west/south Marathwada and west Vidarbha (30%) may also revel in isolated to scattered rain in the afternoon with thunder interest and lightning.
Kashyap said, “Lightning is from time to time fatal. As that is the sowing duration, farmers should take unique care no longer to challenge in open areas like fields after three-3.30 pm, once they see black clouds.”
Kashyap stated monsoon has been on the weaker side in Maharashtra. “This has prompted in part cloudy skies and greater of solar radiation penetrating the atmosphere. It has created local instability, causing convective cloud formation at some point of the midday time, some thing witnessed inside the pre-monsoon season. Hence, the thunder and lightning activity,” he said.
He stated such rainfall is seen not best all through the pre-monsoon season, but also within the early stages of monsoon at instances or in the course of alternating wet and dry spells within the season (in the course of the monsoon destroy length).
PUNE: A susceptible monsoon section is ready to start in the country from Thursday, just after it protected entire Maharashtra.
Monsoon has weakened over maximum components of the country. Its progress has come to a halt.
The susceptible monsoon segment will maintain till June 30, said India Meteorological Department (IMD). It’s in addition progress will be possible after that.
The weak monsoon segment may be very possibly to affect Kharif sowing in positive components of Maharashtra, which slightly started out. The below-ordinary rain at some point of the following couple of days can also even halt it in a few parts.
According to the hard estimates from the IMD, close to 40-45% regions in Maharashtra could have vulnerable monsoon pastime till June 30. Almost 50% of Madhya Maharashtra (eastern component especially) may also get much less rain throughout this period, while the western elements of drought-susceptible Marathwada and Vidarbha are also probable to record less rain.
Anupam Kashyap, head of climate, IMD, Pune, instructed TOI that a revival of monsoon become anticipated after June 30 afternoon. “Till now, monsoon has been close to-regular, but slightly on the weaker facet. While areas like coastal Andhra Pradesh, elements of Bihar, Konkan, south Gujarat, north-east India, and sub-Himalayan West Bengal witnessed some development in monsoon performance, its overall performance over Jharkhand, Saurashtra- Kutch, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south indoors Karnataka, among others, has deteriorated,” he said.
As far as situations for Maharashtra are concerned, the vital and east Vidarbha can also record scattered rain throughout the following two to a few days. The rest of the area (near 30% of Vidarbha) may additionally see a lull in rainfall activity for 3 to 4 days.
“South-east of Marathwada can also witness two to 3 days of scattered rain, whilst the last forty-forty five% of Marathwada might also experience a lull in rainfall for three to 4 days. Madhya Maharashtra might also experience lull for three to four days, especially eastern elements of Madhya Maharashtra, even though the western component may additionally revel in as a minimum scattered rain, greater or much less continuously,” said Kashyap.