Monsoon rains are affecting normal life in many states of the country. There are many states including Mumbai, Gujarat where it is raining as a disaster. On Friday, many cities like Ahmedabad, Surat in Gujarat received heavy rains, after which there was a flood-like situation. Here, an alert of heavy rain has been issued in many districts of Mumbai, Pune, Goa and Karnataka.
Humidity has kept people troubling in Delhi for the last few days. The Meteorological Department has predicted rain in the capital today. At the same time, monsoon has become active in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. However, the rain has not picked up pace so far.
Cloudburst like situation in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad
This afternoon a torrential downpour started in Ahmedabad, as if the clouds had burst. In just two hours, nine inches of water fell in Osmanpura area and six inches in Gomtipur, Biratnagar and Chakudia. Due to this, the roads of the city turned into ponds and there was a long jam at many places.
After heavy rains in Gomtipura, Ahmedabad, people had to face trouble as the roads were flooded.
Here, Surat also received heavy rain on Friday. The rain which started at 2 pm continued till late night. From 2 o’clock in the afternoon to 4 o’clock in the city, it rained two and a half inches of water. Whereas in this two hours Umarpara-Mahua tehsil received four inches of rain. Similar rains had engulfed Surat on June 30 as well.
Red alert for rain in Mumbai in next 24 hours
Two heavy rains in Mumbai have exposed the preparations there. The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in various parts of Mumbai in the next 24 hours. According to the department, the wind speed is also expected to reach 40-50 kmph. The opening hours of the beach in Mumbai have also been changed in view of the incessant rain situation. After the red alert, the beaches will be open only from 6 am to 10 am.
After the rain in Mumbai on the previous day, there was water logging in many areas of Mumbai. A heavy rain alert has been issued here in the next 24 hours.
Relief from humidity in Delhi
Rainfall is occurring in the form of cloud disaster in many states, while the activity of monsoon rains is not visible in the capital so far. The people of Delhi are troubled by the scorching heat. Here, although the Meteorological Department has predicted rain on Saturday (July 9).
Monsoon active in MP, but there has been no heavy rain for many days
Monsoon had reached the state on time on June 16. Monsoon is also active since last few days. Monsoon trough line is also passing through MP, but it is not getting the support of any strong system like low pressure area, so the state has not received heavy rains so far. It has been raining since last few days. So far 17 districts of the state have received below normal rainfall. Alirajpur district has received the least rainfall at 59 per cent. So far 3.8 inches of rain has fallen here, while 7.45 inches were to fall.
Bhopal district has received 9.71 inches of rain so far, which is 23 percent more than normal. It rained intermittently from morning till afternoon in the capital on Friday. In the last 24 hours, 2 inches of rain fell in Berasia area of Bhopal. There will be rain in other parts including Bhopal city, Bairagarh and Kolar. During this, it rained in most parts of the state, but nowhere did 4 or 5 inches of rain fall. According to the Meteorological Center, there is a possibility of heavy rain in some areas of the state including Bhopal from Sunday.
Clouds will rain in Haryana from tonight
Due to the slow pace of monsoon in Haryana, people suffering from heat and humidity can get some relief from Saturday. If we look at the estimates of the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of rain in the state from July 9 to 11. Some changes are also visible in the earlier estimates. Sonipat, Panipat and Karnal are the three districts where rain is expected for all three days.
Yellow and Orange alert will remain in these areas from IMD Chandigarh on July 10.
If we look at the forecast of the Meteorological Department on July 11, then out of the entire state, only Sonipat, Panipat, Gurugram and Karnal are expected to receive rain. There is a yellow alert in these districts. Apart from this, there is no alert regarding rain in the remaining 18 districts of the state. Read full news here…
Less rain expected in UP before July 15
Monsoon peak is near in UP, but the sun is quite strong. In the month of July, the temperature of many districts of UP including Varanasi has gone above 40 degree Celsius. The east wind coming from Bengal was blowing strong. The humidity in the air is also more than 80%. In UP-Bihar, the air from the Bay of Bengal is bringing a lot of moisture, clouds are also forming somewhere, but it is not raining. The trough is not likely to reach Uttar Pradesh before July 15. Read full news here..,
This picture is of Varanasi Lahartara-Chowkaghat flyover. The weather was fine here on Saturday and it was sunny.
Fear of drought in Bihar; Less than 20 percent rain in 30 districts
Bihar has received 191.4 mm of rain in 38 days. Which is 60 mm less than normal. During this, less than normal rains have been recorded in 35 districts of Bihar. On the other hand, 70 percent more rain was recorded in Araria, 68 percent in Kishanganj and 19 percent in Supaul. At the same time, in view of less than 20 percent rainfall in 30 districts of Bihar, the Chief Minister asked the officials to make full preparations in view of the possible circumstances arising out of it. Be fully prepared to deal with the problems of the affected farmers so that they do not face any kind of inconvenience.
235.8 mm of rain in Chhattisgarh so far
Chhattisgarh has received 235.8 mm of rain so far, while 286.7 mm of rain should have been received. But with the way the systems are forming, meteorologists expect good rains in July-August to meet the water quota in the state. At the same time, there was heavy rain during 24 hours in Bastar of the state. There has been 81 mm of rain in the last six days. Due to so much rain in less days, 10 percent shortfall of quota has been completed. Now there is a shortfall of 18 per cent.
The state had received very little rain in June this year. Till July 2, the rainfall was 28 per cent below average. But due to good rains in the last 6 days, the situation has started improving. According to meteorologists, there may be heavy rain at some places of Bastar on Saturday as well.
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