Last weekend we had some unseasonal showers. Not only were they unseasonal but they were unusual- in some parts of my city the rain was black. Yes, it seemed that the Thundershowers caused a fire on Butcher Island, one of the tiny islets off the Mumbai Coast. Oil is stored on this island and for… Read More Morning & Evening Sky #SkywatchFriday
The monsoons are coming to an end . And just as they came with a bang, they are off with a lot of sound and light. While driving back from Pune this week I captured some cloudy skies . It was a glorious site – verdant hillsides against cloudy skies – huge cotton ball fluffs… Read More Farewell my monsoon Clouds #SkywatchFriday
This Friday marks the beginning of the 10 day Ganesh Festival.The practice of bringing home a clay Ganesh was begun by Bal Gangadhar Tilak, an early freedom fighter in India's struggle for Independence. The idea was to get people together to foster nationalism and community. Most of the home help have gone to their homes… Read More Mumbai skies#SkywatchFriday
With the weak monsoons in Mumbai making a retreat, the sun is once again breaking through the last few grey clouds in the sky. I hope this marks the end of the grey days in my life too! Happy weekend all. Join me and other skywatchers share pictures of their sky here.
With the #AtoZ Challenge going on, Anna Shetty’s house under repair and Wow Dinga’s school working for just the hour in the morning, I was really busy this past week. Spare time was a luxury and I really didn’t have much time to stare at the sky! But the little that I did see, made… Read More Sharing my Mumbai Sky #Skywatch Friday