Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- The city witnessed post-monsoon showers for the second consecutive day on Saturday, with the suburbs recording 10mm (light) rainfall between 8.30am and 8.30pm and south Mumbai receiving 10.6mm rainfall during the same period.

"Post-monsoon showers are being witnessed owing to the northeast monsoon over southern parts of India," said SG Kamble, scientist, India Meteorological Department.

Akshay Deoras, an independent meteorologist and PhD researcher from the University of Reading in United Kingdom, said rainfall in mid-October is a result of the significant moisture incursion across Maharashtra from the Bay of Bengal, owing to the winds from the east.

"This wind pattern is due to the commencement of the northeast monsoo...