India Monsoon News highlights Further withdrawal of the Southwest monsoon from more regions along the northwestern parts of the country is not expected at least for another five to seven days, officials of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday. Last Tuesday, the IMD had declared the commencement of the monsoon withdrawal from southwest Rajasthan and small portions of Kutch. But some rains are likely over Kutch in the coming days, the weather models indicated.
After rainfall through the night and early Friday morning, overcast skies and moderate rainfall with thundershowers are set to persist in Delhi on Friday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a ‘yellow’ alert for Friday, which is a warning to ‘be prepared’. The impact expected on Friday, according to the IMD, is major traffic disruptions, increased chances of accidents and waterlogging in low-lying areas.
Heavy rains on Thursday and forecast of more in the coming two to three days had resulted in schools being shut in Noida and Greater Noida for Classes I to VIII. The District administration of the Gautam Buddh Nagar district declared Thursday that school for classes I to VIII will remain shut on Friday because of the heavy rainfall.