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India Weather News highlights: Monsoon withdrawal remains slow, no further progress expected over next five days

India Weather Monsoon highlights Cyclonic circulation over west MP to keep monsoon active over Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh during weekend, states IMD

By: Express Web Desk
New Delhi | Updated: September 25, 2022 7:43:08 am
While declaring the monsoon withdrawal this year, the Met department officials had also stated that dry weather would prevail over Delhi, Chandigarh and Punjab. But the forecast fell flat with Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida receiving heavy rainfall on Thursday (Express photo by Amit Mehra)

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.

 

 

 

 

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India Weather News Live Updates: The rainfall over Delhi-NCR is on account of a cyclonic circulation over northwestern Madhya Pradesh and southwestern Uttar Pradesh.; Watch this space for all the live weather updates.

14:52 (IST)24 Sep 2022
Gurugram waterlogged, police issue advisory

Waterlogging on multiple stretches caused by intermittent rain for the third consecutive day led Gurugram Traffic Police to issue an advisory about diversion and congestion.

"Commuters on NH8 from Delhi/Gurugram to Manesar, Rewari and Jaipur side are requested to follow alternate routes like Golf course extension, Vatika Chowk and SPR," Gurugram Traffic Police said in its advisory on Twitter.

"Similarly inner city commuters may follow Rajiv Chowk to Vatika Chowk and SPR route. This way will be free from water logging and they will be able to avoid slowdown of Traffic at Narsingpur water overflow/logging on Highway and service lanes. Traffic police will be there to facilitate your easy flow."

More than 50 areas, including Sector 15 Part 2, New Colony, Sector 7, Golf Course Road, Golf Course Extension, Service Lane of Delhi-Gurugram Expressway to Kherki Daula, Sector 10, Village Khandsa and Manesar, have been affected by the waterlogging.

14:02 (IST)24 Sep 2022
Rains in Delhi for the third consecutive day

Rains continued to lash Delhi for the third consecutive day on Saturday causing traffic snarls at some places in the morning, even as the minimum temperature settled a notch above the normal for the season.

The city received 15 mm of rainfall from 8.30 AM on Friday to 8.30 AM Saturday, according to data shared by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). (PTI)

11:26 (IST)24 Sep 2022
Heavy rains lash parts of Mumbai, no impact on transport services

Parts of Mumbai witnessed heavy rains on Saturday, but the public transport services in the city remained unaffected and no major waterlogging was reported, civic officials said. (PTI)

10:46 (IST)24 Sep 2022
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10:20 (IST)24 Sep 2022
IMD forecasts a rainy weekend for Delhi

In what is set to be a rainy weekend for Delhi, overcast skies and moderate rainfall are likely to persist in Delhi-NCR on Saturday along with the possibility of heavy rainfall in a few places.

Saturday is set to be the third consecutive rainy day for Delhi-NCR. Know more...

09:58 (IST)24 Sep 2022
In India’s main basmati-producing belt of Haryana, rain spells doom

Heavy rains has caused damage to the standing paddy in many parts of India’s main basmati-growing belt of Haryana – and also led to demands by farmers to sell their crop directly to rice mills bypassing the state-owned APMC (agricultural produce market committee) mandis.

Raghbir Singh, a farmer from Dadupur Roran village of Karnal district and tehsil, had only three days back harvested two out of his five-acres land planted under the early-maturing Pusa-1509 basmati paddy. He was quite buoyant, as this paddy variety was fetching Rs 3,500-3,600 per quintal, as against Rs 2,800-2,900 at the same time last year. But he couldn’t sell the harvested crop due to read more

09:29 (IST)24 Sep 2022
Light rain likely in Bengaluru today

The local forecast for Bengaluru predicted generally cloudy skies and the possibility of light rain today.

09:11 (IST)24 Sep 2022
Mumbai: Light to moderate rain in the city and suburbs today

The weather forecast for Mumbai predicted a partly cloudy sky in the morning ; a generally cloudy sky towards evening with light to moderate rain in city and suburbs.

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09:00 (IST)24 Sep 2022
Monsoon withdrawal remains slow, no further progress expected over next five days

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. Know more here

08:43 (IST)24 Sep 2022
Political Pulse | Farmers being hit by weather, insurance companies, govt apathy: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday demanded compensation for the farmers as “thousands of acres of crops across the state have been submerged due to the rains since the past two days”.

“Every farmer has suffered a loss of thousands of rupees due to the destruction of the standing paddy crop. Due to waterlogging, all the crops standing in the field, including paddy, have been affected. In such a situation, the government should immediately get girdawari done and give compensation to the farmers,” he said. Read here

06:52 (IST)24 Sep 2022
Is the intense spell of rain in Delhi unusual for September?

Two weather systems coinciding brought heavy rainfall to Delhi-NCR at the fag end of the monsoon season, after what was a mostly dry August and September.

The heavy rainfall spell that began on Thursday and extended into Friday was only the second such heavy spell for the southwest monsoon season in Delhi so far. The first such heavy spell was recorded when the monsoon hit Delhi on June 30. Know more here

17:36 (IST)23 Sep 2022
In Pics - Devastation in parts of north India following unprecedented heavy rainfall on Thursday.

Caption- Vehicles submerged in flood water at a garage following heavy rains, in Firozabad, Friday. (PTI Photo) 
Caption-Gurugram: A vehicle stuck on the waterlogged Delhi-Gurugram Expressway service road following heavy rains, in Gurugram, Friday (PTI Photo)
Caption-An earthmover being used to clear a road that got blocked after a landslide following heavy rainfall, in Shimla, Friday. (PTI Photo)
Caption-A man pushes his stalled motorbike on a flooded street as a truck drives past after heavy rains in Gurugram, on the outskirts of New Delhi on Friday.(REUTERS/Adnan Abidi) 

16:53 (IST)23 Sep 2022
DDA postpones Tree Walk Event from September 24 to October 8

In view of the "yellow alert" being issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) for Delhi on Saturday and Sunday, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has decided to postpone its "Tree Walk" event from September 24 to October 8.

15:42 (IST)23 Sep 2022
Delhi: From 49 pc rain deficit in September to 16 pc excess in just 24 hrs

Delhi recorded more than half of the rainfall of September in just 24 hours, swinging from being rain deficient to rain surplus.

The Safdarjung Observatory recorded 58.5 mm of precipitation against a normal of 108.5 mm between September 1 and September 22.

However, Delhi received 72 mm of rainfall in the past 24 hours. Normally, the national capital records 125.5 mm of rainfall in September.

Rainfall recorded below 15 mm is considered light, between 15 and 64.5 mm moderate, between 64.5 mm and 115.5 mm heavy, between 115.6 and 204.4 very heavy. Anything above 204.4 mm is considered extremely heavy rainfall.

The weather bureau has attributed the heavy rain to the interaction of a Western Disturbance and a low-pressure system.

(PTI)

14:00 (IST)23 Sep 2022
Isolated heavy falls and thunderstorm very likely over Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh : IMD

The Indian Meteological Department (IMD) predicted that isolated heavy falls & thunderstorm/lightning are very likely over Uttarakhand during September 23 to September 26; Himachal Pradesh and West Uttar Pradesh during September 23 to September 25; Haryana, Chandigarh and East Rajasthan on September 23 and September 24; East Uttar Pradesh on September 25and Delhi & West Madhya Pradesh on September 23.

12:12 (IST)23 Sep 2022
Erratic monsoon damaging crops: Experts say no impact likely on food security but farmers bearing brunt

A marginal drop in the Kharif crop output due to uneven distribution of rain this monsoon season is unlikely to impact food security or drive inflation up as India has enough reserves, agriculture and food policy experts have said.

They, however, said farmers, at the individual level, have been hit the hardest by the highly erratic monsoon and many have not yet received help from state governments. (PTI)

11:25 (IST)23 Sep 2022
Friday marks autumn equinox, the beginning of winter, over northern hemisphere

Friday marks the autumn equinox in the northern hemisphere, an astronomical event resulting in an equal duration of day and night on this particular day.

The earth’s axial tilt and its relative position in its orbit of rotation around the Sun give rise to seasons like summer or winter. According to the Astronomical Society of India, there are two equinoxes in a year, during which the Sun’s rays falling on the Earth are perpendicular to the Earth’s axis. It is also that time of the year when the Sun crosses over the equator either to the northern or the southern hemisphere. Read more...

10:41 (IST)23 Sep 2022
Delhi weather: IMD issues ‘yellow alert’; traffic disruptions, waterlogging likely today

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.

The maximum temperature is likely to settle at around 28 degrees Celsius on Friday, below the normal of 34 degrees Celsius for this time of the year. Know more here

10:00 (IST)23 Sep 2022
In Pics | Heavy Rain lashes parts of Delhi

09:22 (IST)23 Sep 2022
Possibility of light rain likely in Bengaluru

The Meteorological Centre's local forecast predicted the possibility of light rain in the next 48 hours for Bengaluru city.

Traffic snarls across Delhi-NCR as rain leads to waterlogging

Heavy rains in several parts of Delhi and NCR led to waterlogging and traffic jams on Thursday, with parts of NH 48 in Gurgaon being inundated.

According to the India Meteorological Department, moderate rainfall is expected on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the department has issued a ‘yellow alert’ for Friday. A yellow alert is a warning to be aware that moderate to heavy showers are expected.

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First published on: 23-09-2022 at 07:10:00 am
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