- Chance of light rain in Delhi
- Heavy rain alert in many districts of Madhya Pradesh
- Rain in parts of UP and Rajasthan
Maharashtra and Goa, which are suffering from heavy rains, are expected to get relief from it in the coming days. Indian Meteorological Department (Indian Meteorological Department) said on Saturday that there is a possibility of weakening of monsoon in the western coastal areas of the country. However, the IMD has issued an orange alert for 24 districts of Madhya Pradesh.
The death toll in Maharashtra’s Pune and Konkan divisions in the last three days due to torrential rains and landslides in some areas rose to 112 on Saturday, according to government data. In this 52 people died in coastal Raigad district.
Apart from this, nine people have died while three people are missing due to flood-like situation and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Karnataka. Five people died and 18 others were injured in four lightning incidents in Madhya Pradesh.
Monsoon very active in Gujarat till July 27
According to the IMD, the monsoon is going to be very active in Gujarat till July 27, as a result of which light to moderate rain may occur in many areas while heavy to very heavy rains are expected in some parts of the state. Traffic on the South Western Railway (SWR) route remained affected for the second consecutive day on Saturday, a day after a train derailed in Goa besides two landslides along the Goa-Karnataka border.
Rain in parts of UP and Rajasthan
Meanwhile, the northern parts of the country remained sub-normal in Delhi, Punjab and Haryana, while parts of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan received light to moderate rains during the day. The maximum temperature in the national capital was recorded at 36 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal. Delhi recorded a minimum of 27.3 degree Celsius. The relative humidity in the city ranged between 71 per cent and 83 per cent.
Chance of light rain in Delhi
The Meteorological Department has predicted cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle in Delhi on Sunday. Whereas for July 26, an orange alert has been issued in Delhi. Light to moderate rain and thundershowers occurred at some places in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, with heavy rain at isolated places over the eastern part of the state. A similar situation is expected to continue in the state on Sunday as well.
Chances of rain at many places in Rajasthan too
Light to moderate rain occurred at many places in Rajasthan too and the eastern part of the state is likely to receive rain till July 27. Jaipur-based Meteorological Department office said that Pirwa in Jhalawar has recorded 21 cm of extremely heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours. Pipalda (Kota) and Malsisar (Jhunjhunu) received eight cm each during the same period.
Temperature remained normal in Punjab and Haryana
The maximum temperature in Punjab and Haryana remained near normal, while some places received rain. Haryana’s Ambala recorded a maximum temperature of 37.4 degrees Celsius, Hisar 37.3 degrees Celsius and Gurugram 36.5 degrees Celsius. Chandigarh, the capital of both the states, recorded a maximum temperature of 36.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal.
In its forecast, the IMD said that from July 25, rain activity will increase over the plains and hilly areas of North India. “There is a possibility of widespread rain with isolated heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places over Uttarakhand during July 25-28,” the department said.
Rains may occur in these states during 26-28 July
The IMD said that heavy rains are expected over Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and West Uttar Pradesh during July 26-28, while Punjab and East Uttar Pradesh are likely to receive rain on July 27 and 28. Heavy rain is also likely in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on July 27 and 28.
“The intensity of rainfall is very likely to decrease further over west coast including Konkan, Goa and adjoining interior Maharashtra during next 24 hours,” the IMD said.
Maharashtra’s rain made bad condition
In Maharashtra, 1,35,313 people have been evacuated, including 78,111 in Sangli district and 40,882 in Kolhapur district. Krishna river in Sangli and Panchganga river in Kolhapur have flooded. So far 41 bodies have been recovered from the site of the landslide in Talai village of Raigad district. Some people are still missing.
Rain wreaked havoc in Karnataka
In Karnataka, 31,360 people have been evacuated from low-lying areas, while 22,417 people are taking shelter in 237 relief camps. According to data shared by the State Disaster Management Authority, 283 villages in 45 taluks have received rain, affecting a population of 36,498.
Heavy rain alert in these districts of Madhya Pradesh
According to IMD, Jabalpur, Rewa, Satna, Anuppur, Umrai, Dindori, Katni, Narsinghpur, Mandla, Sagar, Chhatarpur, Tikamgarh, Vidisha, Sehore, Rajgarh, Betul, Burhanpur, Khandwa, Khargone, Dhar, Dewas, Agar Malwa in Madhya Pradesh , Ashok Nagar and Shivpuri districts with heavy to very heavy rain and thundershowers at isolated places.