The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday that heavy rain is expected to continue over West and Central India for the next three-four days. At the same time, a ‘red’ alert has been issued in the country’s financial capital, forecasting heavy to very heavy rains. While issuing an orange alert for other districts of the region including Bhandara, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Yavatmal in eastern Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, IMD said that heavy to very heavy rains are forecast here. However, the Meteorological Office has said that the rain may reduce after 24 hours in North India.
According to the IMD, a cyclone-like situation is prevailing in the North West Bay of Bengal. Due to its effect, a Low Pressure Area is likely to form over North West Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas in the next 48 hours. In such a situation, Monsoon is likely to remain active in Vidarbha region between July 21-23. A Meteorological Department official said that there is a forecast of heavy to very heavy rains in most of the remote areas of eastern Vidarbha. Nagpur, the largest city in the Vidarbha region, recorded 25.6 mm of rain in the last 24 hours till 5.30 pm.
Heavy rain likely in Marathwada region till Thursday
The Marathwada region is also likely to receive heavy rains till Thursday and after that the intensity of rain may reduce. Another official of the Meteorological Department office said that a low pressure area is forming along the coast between Maharashtra and Karnataka. Due to this, westerly winds with moisture often blow over the land from the Arabian Sea. The official said that system is forming at two places for very heavy rains especially in the Ghats areas of Konkan, Goa and Madhya Maharashtra.
Heavy weather for Mumbai for next two days
Heavy rain likely in coming 4-5 days over West Coast, Gujarat
For the next four-five days, heavy to very heavy rains may occur over West Coast, Gujarat etc. On July 21-22, extremely heavy rains are also expected in the Ghat areas of Konkan, Goa and Madhya Maharashtra. Along with this, heavy and very heavy rains are forecast in East and Central India between 21 and 24 July. On July 21-22, heavy to very heavy rains are forecast over Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and on July 22 over Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha and East Madhya Pradesh.
Lightning alert with rain in UP-Bihar
The IMD said that in the next 24 hours, there is a possibility of moderate to heavy rain with lightning at isolated places over Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. According to the Meteorological Office, after 24 hours, the intensity of rain is expected to decrease further in Northwest India. Light rain lashed many parts of Delhi on Wednesday, but the weather is forecast to remain dry through the weekend. After this the monsoon will be active once again.
Delhi will remain dry during the weekend, there will be no rain
The maximum temperature in the capital was recorded at 34.7 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature was 22.4 degree Celsius. The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 35 degree Celsius for the next three to four days. The Meteorological Office said that the Automatic Meteorological Center of Najafgarh recorded 3.5 mm of rain on Wednesday. Narela and Mayur Vihar also received light rain. Delhi had recorded 60.3 mm of rain in the last 24 hours till 8.30 am. On Sunday and Monday, 69.6 mm and 38.4 mm of rain were recorded respectively.
Flood of devastation in Mumbai! The wound is till UP, the tease is deep
Good rain in Delhi from 26th July
An official of the Meteorological Department said that Delhi will not receive much rain till July 25. On the other hand, from July 26, there will be good rain again in the city. According to IMD data, good monsoon rains over the past few days have made up for the lack of rain in Delhi. Nearly two dozen people are still stranded due to landslides triggered by incessant rains on the Tanakpur-Ghat national highway in Champawat district of Uttarakhand, while Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visited the cloudburst-affected villages in Uttarkashi district to take stock of the situation.
Contact cut off at many places in Uttarakhand
Champawat District Disaster Management Officer Manoj Pandey said that during incessant rains, the traffic was closed at eight places on the national highway on Tuesday due to landslides caused by hills, trapping around 150 people. The Chief Minister reached there to take stock of the situation in the cloudburst affected villages of Mandau and Kankradi in Uttarkashi and assured all possible help from the government to the affected.
Waiting for rain, relief news for UP people
7 killed in rain-related accidents in UP
Seven people were killed and two others were injured when roofs and walls collapsed in separate incidents due to incessant rains in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district. The Meteorological Department said in its bulletin on Wednesday that there were scattered thunderstorms at different places in the state. It was told that it rained in Kheri, Bareilly, Barabanki, Sitapur, Gorakhpur, Bahraich, Banda, Aligarh and Maharajganj. The Meteorological Department has predicted that rain or thundershowers are likely at most places in the state on Thursday and warned that lightning and thundershowers may occur at isolated places.