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Unseasonal rain, hail reported across State

Unseasonal rain and hail was reported across parts of Maharashtra on Saturday. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials, incidents of rain and hail were reported in Pune and Satara, while Aurangabad, too, witnessed a drizzle.

Krishnanand Hosalikar, Deputy Director General of Meteorology, Regional Meteorological Centre, Mumbai, said, “The phenomenon is due to wind discontinuation in northern Karnataka, as well as the high temperature which has touched 44 degrees in some parts of Maharashtra.”

There were no reports of any incidents in Mumbai so far, he added.

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