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Weather forecast, Monsoon, Temperature today and Cyclone Vayu HIGHLIGHTS: "The system is very likely to weaken into a Deep Depression during the next 06 hours and into a depression during subsequent 06 hours. The system is very likely to move northeastwards and cross north Gujarat coast by midnight of 17th June 2019 as a Depression," the latest IMD bulletin stated.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 19, 2019 1:59:48 am
delhi rains, delhi weather, delhi weather rains, delhi winter rains, delhi weather today, india winters, delhi winters weather today, delhi air quality, india news, indian express Light rains were experienced over some parts of Delhi-NCR late Monday night. (Express Photo by Praveen Khanna/File)

Weather Forecast, Cyclone Vayu Today HIGHLIGHTS: Duststorm, lightning and light rain was observed over some parts of Delhi, Noida, Gurugram and Faridabad late Monday night, Skymet Weather reported.

Meanwhile, the latest bulletin from the IMD on Monday morning stated that severe cyclonic storm Vayu lay centered lay centred about 280 km west-southwest of Naliya (Gujarat), 260 km west-southwest of Dwarka (Gujarat) and 360 km west-southwest of Bhuj (Gujarat).

“The system is very likely to weaken into a Deep Depression during the next 06 hours and into a depression during subsequent 06 hours. The system is very likely to move northeastwards and cross north Gujarat coast by midnight of 17th June 2019 as a Depression,” the latest IMD bulletin stated.

Delhi woke up to a pleasant morning on Monday as the minimum temperature settled at 28 degrees Celsius after days of unusually hot weather. The weatherman has forecast generally cloudy sky with light rain and thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds.

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Cyclone Vayu will cross the Kutch district of Gujarat today. Here are the HIGHLIGHTS

04:05 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Rain lashes parts of Delhi

Rain lashes parts of Delhi Monday.

23:21 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Light rains over Delhi-NCR

Duststorm, lightning and light rain have been observed over some parts of Delhi, Noida, Gurugram and Faridabad, Skymet Weather reported.

22:20 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Gujarat: Vayu to weaken into 'well-marked low pressure area'

Cyclone Vayu, which weakened into a "depression", is likely to weaken further into a "well-marked low-pressure area" before crossing the north Gujarat coast, a senior IMD official said Monday. Manorama Mohanty, a scientist with India Meteorological Department at Ahmedabad, said Vayu was no longer a danger and would cause rainfall, and winds with a speed of 30-40 kilometres per hour. "The cyclone has weakened and turned into depression, which is going to further weaken and convert into a well-marked low-pressure area before it crosses the Gujarat coast," Mohanty said. (PTI)

21:13 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Kullu's village looks beautiful after a hailstorm

Himachal Pradesh: Lajheri village of Kullu looks like this following hailstorm and rain in the area

21:09 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Rain brings relief from heat in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand: Rain brings respite from heat in Dehradun

21:07 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Temperatures down as Maha, Guj, Goa, MP get moderate rains

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Monday predicted moderate showers in Mumbai and surrounding areas and higher intensity rain in south Konkan over the next two days. A Met Department official said the previous forecast of a dry spell this week for the Marathwada region was Monday changed to one with isolated showers in some pockets. The Madhya Maharashtra region will also get showers in a few isolated places, and so will Vidarbha, though it will be of low intensity, the weather office said. The IMD said the maximum temperature over the next 24 hours is likely to be around 34 degrees Celsius, while the minimum would be 27 degrees Celsius. Gujarat saw a significant drop in temperatures after widespread rainfall due to the impact of a cyclonic storm in the Arabian sea which has now weakened as a "well-marked low-pressure area". Ahmedabad recorded a maximum temperature of 35.8 degrees Celsius, a negative departure of 2.5 degrees Celsius, the IMD said, adding that the city also received 18 mm rainfall in two days. The maximum temperature is likely to remain around 35 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, it said. (PTI)

21:04 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Light rains bring down mercury in some parts of India, heatwave toll in Bihar touches 76

Light rains brought some relief in parts of northern and western India on Monday, with the mercury settling below the 40-degree mark after several weeks, though heatwave conditions persisted in several states, including Bihar, where the death toll rose to 76. Two persons, including an 18-year-old girl, were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora and Ganderbal districts after being struck by lightning. A cloudy sky and gusty winds in Delhi kept the mercury in check, with the national capital recording a maximum temperature of 33 degrees Celsius, six notches below the normal. Parts of Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Gujarat also received light rainfall, bringing respite to residents from the searing heat. (PTI)

19:53 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Cloud cover, gusty winds protect Delhi from heat

A cloud cover cocooned the national capital Monday, offering relief from the sweltering heat, with the weatherman predicting the temperatures will remain below normal for another three-four days. The local Meteorological (MeT) office said gusty winds and a cloudy sky kept the mercury in check. The city recorded a high of 33 degrees Celsius, six notches below normal, and a low of 28 degrees Celsius. Traces of rainfall were recorded at isolated places. Humidity levels oscillated between 50 and 54 per cent, it said. Similar weather conditions will prevail in the city for another three-four days. The mercury will hover between 25 and 35 degrees Celsius. (PTI)

16:48 (IST)17 Jun 2019
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

IMD predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall over isolated places in Rajasthan, Madhra Pradesh, Saurashtra, Kutch, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chhattisgarh, and in north-eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya. It is also added that sea conditions over Arabian Sea are likely to be very rough by Monday evening, adding that it advises fishermen to not venture in to the sea during the next 24 hours.

15:58 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Bihar: Death toll due to heat stroke rises to 35

Bihar: Death toll due to heat stroke rises to 35, Health Minister Mangal Pandey visit patients

15:55 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Heat wave conditions prevail at isolated places in UP

Heat wave conditions prevailed at isolated places over eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh on Monday even as light rains and thunderstorm occurred at a few places in the state. Karwi, Chilaghat, Mohoba and Orai recorded 1 cm of rainfall each, the MeT Department said. Day temperatures were recorded above normal in Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Faizabad, Allahabad divisions. Allahabad was recorded as the hottest places in the state at 45.3 degrees celsius, according to the weather office. According to a forecast by the MeT Department, there is a possibility of rains and dust storm accompanied with gusty winds (30-40 kmph) at isolated places over the state on Tuesday. (PTI)

14:30 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Cyclone Vayu weakens, to cross Gujarat coast by night

Cyclone Vayu has weakened and is likely to cross the Gujarat coast by Monday midnight as a "depression", the weatherman said. However, the Kutch district administration is on alert as the cyclone can cause heavy rainfall in the region. Five teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and local authorities are prepared to carry out relief and rescue operations whenever required, an official said. The cyclone, over the northeast Arabian Sea, has recurved and moved northeastward with a speed of about 13 kmph in the last six hours and weakened into a "deep depression", the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its latest bulletin. On Monday morning, the cyclone was centered about 260 km west-southwest of Naliya, 240 km west-southwest of Dwarka and 340 km west-southwest of Bhuj in Gujarat, it said. (PTI)

13:27 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Bihar: 5 people dead due to heat stroke

Five people have died due to heat stroke while as many as 58 patients are undergoing treatment at the hospital after heatstroke, news agency ANI reported. Earlier, at least 44 people died in due to heatwave across three Bihar districts on Saturday.

12:37 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Cyclone likely to lose steam by the time it would approach Kutch coast: IMD

Jayanto Sarkar, director of IMD regional centre in Ahmedabad, said the cyclone was likely to lose steam by the time it would approach Kutch coast. “It was a very severe cyclonic storm which has weakened into a severe cyclonic storm. We expect that it will further weaken into a cyclonic storm and subsequently to deep depression and eventually, into a depression,” he said.

“We expect that it will cross north Gujarat coast in Kutch by midnight of June 17. That time, it will be in a much weaker state of deep depression or depression and associated windspeed will be around 45 to 50 kilometre per hour. We are expecting very good rainfall in Kutch and adjoining districts during this period,” Sakar told The Indian Express on Sunday. READ MORE HERE

12:35 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Cyclone Vayu to cross north Gujarat by Monday midnight as depression

With the Indian Meteorological Department forecasting that the cyclone Vayu may cross Kutch district in form of depression on Monday, the district administration on Sunday said that it had put the coastal area of the district on alert and that plans had been put in place to evacuate people.

(Express photo: Javed Raja)
12:32 (IST)17 Jun 2019
Delhi: Met dept predicts light rain

Delhiites woke up to a pleasant morning on Monday as the minimum temperature settled at 28 degrees Celsius after days of unusually hot weather, news agency PTI reported.

The weatherman has forecast generally cloudy sky with light rain and thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds. According to a meteorological department official, the maximum temperature is likely to settle at 37 degrees Celsius on Monday.

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The heatwave conditions continue to prevail in most parts of the country on Sunday, even as rain brought down the mercury in some western and northern states on Sunday.

Rain and thunderstorm has been predicted today in Uttar Pradesh, where sweltering heat continued unabated. Blistering heatwave condition continued unabated in Bihar, where at least 44 people died on Saturday. The state government has ordered closure of schools till June 19. According to officials, 22 people died in Aurangabad, 20 in Gaya and two in Nawada districts due to the heatwave. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed grief over the deaths and announced an ex gratia of Rs four lakh for the next of kin of the victims.