Monsoon Update: IMD issues alert for several states, heavy rain expected

Monsoon Update: IMD issues alert for several states, heavy rain expected

New Delhi: It is raining in many parts of the country. Rivers are in spate in hilly areas. Flood situation persists in many areas of Maharashtra and Bihar. Heavy rain alert has been issued in 10 districts of Himachal Pradesh.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has asked the administration to be alert for any emergency. There is a possibility of heavy rains in many districts of Punjab from Monday and in view of this, an orange alert has also been issued in many parts of the state. 

According to the Meteorological Department (IMD), there may be heavy rain in Kumaon, Uttarakhand. Keeping this in mind, an orange alert has been issued. People in the country’s capital Delhi are troubled by the scorching heat. 

According to the forecast of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the sky is likely to remain cloudy throughout the day with moderate rain in Delhi on Monday morning.

Cloudy weather in Delhi and there may be light rain

The minimum temperature in the capital is likely to be 29 degrees Celsius on Monday while the maximum temperature is expected to touch 33 degrees Celsius. On Sunday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 27.6 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature was 37.3 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal. 

The IMD which had made various predictions about the arrival of monsoon last month. For Monday also, the IMD has issued an orange alert and has predicted light rain.

Heavy rain may occur in many parts of Uttar Pradesh

Light to moderate rain and thundershowers occurred at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh in the past days. According to the Meteorological Department, there may be lightning and thundershowers at different places in the state. 

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The Meteorological Department (IMD) has said in the forecast that there is a possibility of heavy rain at some places of the state on July 26, while there is a possibility of rain and thundershowers at most places of the state on July 27 and 28.

There may be rain in parts of Bihar

The IMD has issued yellow and orange alert from 26 to 29 July regarding many districts of Bihar. In these, people living in places like West, East Champaran, North West Bihar, North East Bihar, South West Bihar, South Central Bihar, South East Bihar etc. There is also a possibility of heavy rain and lightning in these places along with thunderstorms.

Torrential rain in Maharashtra

At the same time, many districts of Maharashtra have been receiving torrential rains for the last few days, causing a lot of devastation. The death toll in Maharashtra’s Pune and Konkan divisions in the last three days due to torrential rains and landslides in some areas has risen to 149, according to government data.

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