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Weather Forecast Today Live Updates: Heavy rainfall likely over Konkan and Goa, says IMD

Weather Forecast Today Live Updates: In its latest bulletin, the weather agency said heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over ghat area of Madhya Maharashtra and Telangana, coastal Karnataka, isolated places over Gujarat region and Marathwada.

By: Express Web Desk | Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune |
Updated: July 15, 2021 9:16:11 am
Several areas in Thane & Phalghar under water; 2 feared drowned, 5 wall collapse incidents reportedA woman walks on a road in Navi Mumbai. (Express file photo by Amit Chakravarty)

Weather Forecast Today Live Updates: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Wednesday said heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over Konkan and Goa.

In its latest bulletin, the weather agency said heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over ghat area of Madhya Maharashtra and Telangana, coastal Karnataka, isolated places over Gujarat region and Marathwada. Heavy rain is also predicted at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Odisha, Andaman and Nicobar islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, Saurashtra and Kutch, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam, interior Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

The IMD had on Tuesday said Southwest monsoon has advanced across the country. The monsoon took 40 days in order to complete its onset bringing delayed arrival of monsoon in north and northwest.

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Scattered rain likely over parts of northwest India during next 2-3 days; west coast and peninsular India likely to receive widespread rain during next 3 days, says IMD. Follow this space for the latest updates.

20:10 (IST)14 Jul 2021
Parts of Delhi see traffic jams amid rainfall

The ITO area in Delhi saw slow-moving traffic Wednesday after the heavy rainfall in the national captial.

19:03 (IST)14 Jul 2021
Fresh spell of heavy rainfall over northern parts of India from July 17

In a press release Wednesday, the IMD has said that the monsoon trough is likely to likely to shift northwards along with weakening of east-west convergence zone from July 15. There will be a fresh spell of heavy rainfall activity over northern parts of India from July 17 and a continuation of ongoing enhanced rainfall activity along the west coast till July 16.

Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand will continue to experience widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls till 16th. Isolated heavy rainfall is expected over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan today. 

An increase in rainfall is epxected over northeast India during July 17-19, as well as isolated heavy to very heavy falls over the Konkan region, Goa and Karnataka during next 3 days. 

17:55 (IST)14 Jul 2021
Heavy rain at isolated places in west UP

Light to moderate rain and thundershower occurred at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh while isolated pockets in western part of the state received heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours, the Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.

The day temperatures rose appreciably in Bareilly, Jhansi, Agra divisions; fell appreciably in Meerut division and there was no large change in the remaining divisions of the state, the local MeT office said. (PTI)

17:28 (IST)14 Jul 2021
Parts of Delhi water-logged amid heavy rains

Parts of the national capital witnessed water-logging as Delhi recieved heavy rainfall Wednesday. 

15:04 (IST)14 Jul 2021
Thunderstorm and lightning predicted for the following regions

According the IMD's weather bulletin, thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (30-40 km gusting to 50 kmph) is very likely at isolated places over Telangana and Kerala and Mahe, with lightning at isolated places over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan & Muzaffarabad; Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam and Rayalaseema.

13:28 (IST)14 Jul 2021
Delhi receives heavy rain

Delhi received heavy rainfall on Wednesday afternoon, news agency ANI reported. Below is a video of the rain from Lok Kalyan Marg. 

11:59 (IST)14 Jul 2021
Extremely heavy rain along Pune’s ghats, danger of mud and landslides

Madhya Maharashtra, including the ghat areas of Pune district, Wednesday will experience extremely heavy rainfall (more than 204.4mm in 24 hours), the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned.

There are chances of landslides and mudslides in these areas. The southwest monsoon is active over Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa.

There is a low pressure area located near Saurashtra, Gujarat. Originating from this area, a trough is presently running through north Madhya Maharashtra, south Chhattisgarh, south Odisha extending till west-central Bay of Bengal. The set wo systems will collectively bring enhanced rainfall over many parts of Madhya Maharashtra and coastal regions of the state on Wednesday.

11:00 (IST)14 Jul 2021
Light rain likely in Delhi today

Another spell of light to moderate rainfall is predicted in Delhi on Wednesday, which will keep the heat at bay, the India Meteorological Department said, PTI reported.

The city had received the first rain of the monsoon season on Tuesday, 16 days after the usual date of June 27.

The weather department said parts of the capital recorded light rain overnight. The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative figures for the city, recorded 29 mm rainfall in the 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Wednesday.Lodhi Road gauged 37.8 mm precipitation during the period.

Delhi recorded a minimum of 26 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal. The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 34 degrees Celsius.

09:59 (IST)14 Jul 2021
After taking its own sweet time, rain arrives

Monsoon arrived in Delhi on Tuesday after several false starts.

The maximum temperature dipped to 30.5 degrees Celsius, five degrees below normal, and the minimum temperature was 23.5 degrees Celsius, four degrees below normal, as 28.1 mm of rainfall was seen in the capital till Tuesday evening.

It started raining on Monday night and continued through Tuesday morning.

13:51 (IST)13 Jul 2021
Rain in Delhi brings with it traffic snarls and commuter woes

The long-awaited monsoon arrived in the national capital on Tuesday bringing with it waterlogged roads, traffic snarls in parts of the city and the familiar sight of snaking lines of vehicles stuck for interminable minutes.
         
Many officer-goers reported late for office and several people posted their plight through videos and photographs on social media, some seeking help from police.
    
There was heavy traffic at Dhaula Kuan with one commuter complaining he was stuck for almost 90 minutes (and counting), Azadpur and at the Delhi Cantt and  Kalindi Kunj flyovers among other places.    
     
"Azadpur was totally blocked. I was stuck there for 50 minutes while I was going to meet a client regarding a case. I somehow managed to make my way," said Rahul Tomar, an advocate who was going from Shahdara in east Delhi to the Rohini court. 
        
Normally, the monsoon reaches Delhi by June 27 and covers the entire country by July 8. Last year, the wind system had reached the capital on June 25 and covered the entire country by June 29.
    
The IMD had earlier said the monsoon would hit Delhi on June 15, which would have been 12 days early, but the wind system entered a "break" phase. (PTI)

13:19 (IST)13 Jul 2021
Airlines anticipate delays at Delhi airport due to heavy rain

Due to heavy rain in Delhi, airlines have requested passengers to check the status of their flights as they anticipate some delays. Airport officials said that no diversions have been reported yet but there might be a few slight delays.

At around 11 am, SpiceJet said that departures and arrivals of flights might get affected due to bad weather. SpiceJet tweeted, “Due to bad weather in Delhi (DEL), all departures/arrivals and their consequential flights may get affected. Passengers are requested to keep a check on their flight status via https://t.co/VkU7yLB2ny

A Delhi airport official said that no diversions have been reported as yet, and that the announcement was made to warn passengers of possible delays. In case there is a slight delay, arrival and departure of consequent flights could be affected. Read more

12:57 (IST)13 Jul 2021
IMD predicts intense rain along Pune’s ghat areas today

Pune city will witness moderate-intensity rainfall on Tuesday.

The 24-hour rainfall recorded on Tuesday in Pune district was Pashan – 3.8mm, Lohegaon – 2.8mm and Shivajinagar – 2.3mm and Baramati – 14.4mm.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that the ghat areas along Pune will record intense heavy spells on the day whereas cloudy conditions will prevail over the city throughout the day. Due to such conditions, the maximum temperature will remain below 30 degrees while the minimum temperature will be close to 23 degrees Celsius on the day. Read more

12:11 (IST)13 Jul 2021
Southwest monsoon advances across the India
11:35 (IST)13 Jul 2021
Waterlogging on several road stretches across Delhi following rains

Heavy rains in the city on Tuesday morning led to waterlogging on several road stretches including near the AIIMS flyover in south Delhi.
      
Public Works Department (PWD) officials said that only minor waterlogging complaints have been reported so far and efforts are being taken to remove water from such stretches.
    
"Our field staff is on the ground and we are closely observing the situation in connection with waterlogging. Such complaints will be dealt on priority," a PWD official said.
    
Some of the stretches where waterlogging was seen include underneath the AIIMS flyover, Sangam Vihar, Kirari among others.
    
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Southwest Monsoon finally reached the capital on Tuesday, 16 days behind the usual date of onset.
    
Normally monsoon reaches Delhi by June 27. It covers the entire country by July 8. Last year, the wind system had reached Delhi on June 25 and covered the entire country by June 29. (PTI)

11:08 (IST)13 Jul 2021
Rains bring relief from heat as monsoon hits Delhi

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature dropped to 25.2 degrees Celsius after the rains. It was 27 degrees Celsius Monday.
    
The maximum temperature Tuesday is likely to hover around 33 degrees Celsius, few notches below the high of 37.7 degrees Celsius recorded Monday.
    
However, the relative humidity Tuesday morning was at a high of 100 per cent.
    
"Monsoon has arrived in Delhi, although after much delay. It was initially expected to hit here late June," an IMD official said.
    
The city has received 24.8 mm rainfall on Tuesday so far, he said.
    
In 2002, the monsoon had reached Delhi on July 19. This monsoon is the most-delayed in the city since then.
    
According to the standard operating procedure, the monsoon onset is declared on the basis of the rainfall reported in the last 24 hours ending at 8.30 am, an IMD official earlier said. (PTI)

10:45 (IST)13 Jul 2021
IMD on rainfall in Haryana and Delhi NCR
10:21 (IST)13 Jul 2021
Monsoon arrives in Delhi after long wait, rainfall in many areas

Finally and after many misses since mid-June, the monsoon rains arrived over Delhi on Tuesday.

Rains started on Monday night and continued through Tuesday morning. By 8.30 am, Lodhi Road met station had seen 19.4 mm of rain, followed by 2.5 mm at Safdarjung and 2.4 mm at Palam.

The date set for the arrival of monsoons in Delhi is June 27 and this is the first time in almost two decades that it has been delayed by 15 days. Read more

10:03 (IST)13 Jul 2021
Thunderstorm and light to moderate rain in parts of North India, says IMD

Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain and winds with speed of 20-40 Km/h would occur over and adjoining areas of most places of Delhi , NCR ( Bahadurgarh, Gurugram, Faridabad, Loni Dehat, Noida) Gohana, Sonipat, Rohtak (Haryana) Khekra (UP) during next 2 hours.

 
 
09:55 (IST)13 Jul 2021
Maharashtra: Farmers hope for sowing operations to continue as monsoon begins to revive

WITH THE much-awaited revival of the monsoon, most parts of the country is reporting good rainfall from Sunday. Parts of Maharashtra have, in fact, reported very heavy rainfall, which has led to local administration evacuating people from low-lying areas. Farmers in most parts of the country are keeping their fingers crossed in the hope that good soil moisture will help them continue with their sowing operations.

Since Sunday, most parts of peninsular India started reporting rainfall. In Maharashtra, rain pounded parts of Marathwada and Vidarbha, which has come as a great relief to farmers in the area. The district of Parbhani has reported a cloud burst like situation with various parts reporting over 150 mm rainfall in a matter of few hours. District collector Deepak Muglikar said an irrigation canal was damaged, which led to flooding in low-lying areas. Close to 200 families were evacuated with ongoing relief work. Read more

A man covers himself with polythene on a flooded street in Jammu, Monday, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo)

After 23 days, the southwest monsoon returned in full vigour on Monday as it made some progress, though it is still to reach Delhi. The IMD in its statement on Monday said, “Such type of failure by numerical models in prediction of monsoon advance over Delhi is rare and uncommon.”

Very heavy rain (lasting for 24 hours till 8.30 am) lashed Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan with some of these events recorded at Murud (348 mm), Dharamshala (AWS) (184 mm), Harnai (164 mm), Parbhani (161 mm), Palampur (155 mm), Jammu city (151 mm), Samba (114 mm), Karwar (106 mm), Ahmedabad and Nainital (76 mm), Jaipur airport (69 mm) and Dehradun (53 mm).

In its latest progress, the monsoon covered most of Rajasthan and Punjab, some parts of Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh. As a result, the Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) now passes through Jaisalmer, Nagaur, Bharatpur, Aligarh, Karnal and Ganganagar.

 

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