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Weather forecast Live Updates: Progress of monsoon over Delhi, nearby region likely to be slow, says IMD

Meanwhile, the IMD also predicted thunderstorm with light to moderate rainfall in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan in next 2 hours.

By: Express Web Desk | Ahmedabad, Kochi, Mumbai, New Delhi |
Updated: June 20, 2021 10:25:42 pm
Delhi weather forecast: Monsoon delayed by another weekMonsoon rains are not expected to arrive in Delhi for at least one more week, officials at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. (Express file photo by Praveen Khanna)

Weather forecast Live Updates: The progress of the southwest monsoon over parts of Rajasthan, western Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Delhi is likely to be slow as “large-scale features are not favourable” for its advance, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.

Wind pattern by numerical models does not indicate any favourable condition for sustained rainfall over the region during the forecast period, it said.

The IMD had on Thursday said the impact of mid-latitude westerly on the monsoon is likely to continue till June 23 and hence its advance into Rajasthan, remaining parts Punjab, Haryana and Delhi is not likely during the period. It had said the monsoon flow pattern is likely to organise and strengthen gradually between June 26 and June 30, and the further advance to most parts of northwest India is likely during the same period.

The weather department had earlier predicted that the wind system may reach Delhi by June 15, around 12 days early. Normally, the monsoon reaches Delhi by June 27 and covers the entire country by July 8, reported PTI.

Meanwhile, the IMD also predicted thunderstorm with light to moderate rainfall in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan in next 2 hours.

Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Narnaul of Haryana, Viratnagar, Kotputli, Rajgarh, Alwar, Dholpur, Bayana, Mahandipur Balaji, Nadbai, Bharatpur of Rajasthan and Rampur, Moradabad, Amroha of Uttar Pradesh during next 2 hours, IMD said.

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Weather forecast live news updates: Heavy showers in parts of UP, Bengal, Goa today

22:25 (IST)20 Jun 2021
Odisha experiences rain, likely to face thunderstorms on Monday

Light to moderate rainfall occurred in several districts of Odisha, while there is a possibility of thunderstorms over the next 24 hours, the Met department said on Sunday.

Areas such as Talcher in Angul district, Sambalpur and Hirakud in Sambalpur district and Keonjhargarh in Keonjhar district received rainfall till morning since Saturday.

The Met centre has forecast light to moderate downpour at a few places over the districts of north Odisha, and at one or two places in south Odisha. There is a likelihood of thunderstorm over districts of Nuapada, Bolangir, Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Gajapati, Ganjam and Bargarh, the weather office said. (PTI)

19:35 (IST)20 Jun 2021
Progress of monsoon over Delhi, nearby region likely to be slow: IMD

The progress of the southwest monsoon over parts of Rajasthan, western Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Delhi is likely to be slow as "large-scale features are not favourable" for its advance, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.

Wind pattern by numerical models does not indicate any favourable condition for sustained rainfall over the region during the forecast period, it said. (PTI)

17:40 (IST)20 Jun 2021
Uttarakhand: Heavy rain causes landslide, roadblock on Tanakpur-Pithoragarh highway in Champawat
16:04 (IST)20 Jun 2021
MP receives 94 percent excess rainfall in June

Madhya Pradesh has received 94 per cent more rainfall than average so far since June 1 this year, an official of the India Meteorological Department said on Sunday.

The south-west monsoon arrived in east Madhya Pradesh on June 10 - seven days ahead of its schedule - and covered the entire state by Saturday, G D Mishra, senior meteorologist at the IMD's Bhopal office, told PTI.

The state has received 94 per cent more rainfall than normal from June 1 till date, he said.

15:14 (IST)20 Jun 2021
Moderate rains, thunderstorm predicted in parts of UP, Rajasthan

The India Meteorological Department has predicted thunderstorm with light to moderate rainfall in several parts of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan in next 2 hours.

14:05 (IST)20 Jun 2021
Heavy showers in East UP, Bihar over next 24 hours
Under the influence of a Low pressure area over southeast UP, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over East Uttar Pradesh & Bihar during next 24 hours and significant reduction in rainfall activity thereafter.
 
 
 
 
12:04 (IST)20 Jun 2021
Maha Shiv Colony in Moradabad faces waterlogging as drains overflow due to rainfall.
11:12 (IST)20 Jun 2021
Pune: Partly cloudy and light rain on Sunday, says IMD

After two consecutive rainy days, Pune will now experience partly cloudy sky conditions with chances of very light rain towards the evening hours on Sunday. Since Saturday, the rainfall over Pune had reduced.

The 24-hour rainfall recorded on Sunday in the city were Pashan – 4.2mm, Lohegaon – 15.4mm and Shivajinagar – 7.2mm.

A trough runs between south Maharashtra and north Kerala, bringing heavy to very heavy rainfall over Konkan, Goa and Madhya Maharashtra on Sunday. Read the full report here. 

11:02 (IST)20 Jun 2021
Delhi: Max temp likely to settle at 37 Deg C, light rain predicted

The minimum temperature in the national capital settled at 25.2 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season's average, as light rain occurred in parts of the city on Sunday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to officials, the maximum temperature is likely to settle around 37 degrees Celsius.

The IMD has predicted generally cloudy sky with light rain during the day. The relative humidity was recorded 82 per cent in the morning. The air quality index (AQI) in the national capital was 65 at 9.05 am, real-time data issued by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) showed. An AQI between zero and 50 is considered ''good'', 51 and 100 ''satisfactory'', 101 and 200 ''moderate'', 201 and 300 ''poor'', 301 and 400 ''very poor'', and 401 and 500 ''severe''. (PTI)

09:49 (IST)20 Jun 2021
Uttarakhand: Red alert issued after water level of Sharda Barrage rises due to heavy rainfall

A red alert was issued in areas surrounding the Sharda Barrage after the water level rose considerably due to heavy rainfall, ANI reported. "The water level is below the danger mark. We're monitoring the rising water levels. It can affect two districts of Uttrakhand & 10 districts of UP," said an official of Sharda Barrage. 


22:40 (IST)19 Jun 2021
Ganga, Bhagirathi cross danger mark in Uttarakhand

Ganga and Bhagirathi rivers in Uttarakhand crossed the danger mark on Saturday following three days of incessant rains especially in the hills prompting authorities to sound an alert and evacuate villages along their banks.

The Ganga exceeded the danger level in both Haridwar and Rishikesh while Bhagirathi crossed the danger mark at Devprayag in Tehri district while in Haridwar it was flowing at 294.1 metres, 0.10 metres above its danger mark, according to the data on the Central Water Commission's (CWC) website. The Ganga exceeded the danger level in Rishikesh and was flowing four centimetres above it, CWC Superintending Engineer Rajesh Kumar said. Triveni ghat which was evacuated on Friday is inundated, Kumar added.

The Bhagirathi at Devprayag in Tehri district was flowing at 465.0 metres, two metres above the danger level at 463.0 metres and showed a rising trend, the CWC website said.

The residents of villages on the banks of the rivers are being moved to shelters run by the district administrations concerned and other safe locations, officials said. (PTI)

21:34 (IST)19 Jun 2021
Rains accompanied with thunder occur at multiple places in UP

Rains accompanied with thunder occurred at multiple places in Uttar Pradesh, the meteorological department said on Saturday. Monsoon has been vigorous over eastern Uttar Pradesh, it said in a statement.

Officials said most places in eastern Uttar Pradesh received rains while showers also occurred at a few places in the western part of the state.

Among the places which recorded heavy rainfall were Kanpur IAF, Moradabad CWC Phoolpur in Allahabad district, Mau tehsil in Chitrakoot district, Tirwa in Kannauj district, Karchhana in Allahabad district, Dhaurahara in Kheri district, Rajghat, Kanth in Moradabad district and others. (PTI)

19:47 (IST)19 Jun 2021
People in flood prone villages of Karnataka will be shifted to safety, says Yediyurappa

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday said people living in flood prone villages will be shifted to nearby safer places as monsoon has set in with heavy rains in many parts of the state.

According to the state government, there are 1,710 flood prone villages in the state.

He said the monsoon has set in very early and that the district authorities have made adequate arrangements to mitigate floods and for the deployment of National Disaster Response Force and helicopters, wherever needed. (PTI)

19:11 (IST)19 Jun 2021
Gujarat witnesses widespread rain

Gujarat on Saturday received a widespread rainfall on the second consecutive day with the advancement of the southwest monsoon which now covered the entire state, the Met department said.

In its forecast, the Ahmedabad meteorological centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that light to moderate rain is very likely across the Gujarat region, Saurashtra-Kutch, and Daman, Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall in the north and south Gujarat and Saurashtra-Kutch in the next two days. (PTI)

12:25 (IST)19 Jun 2021
Of the 130 reservoirs, 49 have more water than they had stored in June 2020

Frequent thundershowers and two strong cyclones— Tauktae and Yaas — brought significant rainfall during the summer. Thus, even before the southwest monsoon covers the entire country, the 130 major reservoirs monitored by the Central Water Commission have already stored 27% of their total capacity. This is well over the average storage for this time of the year — 21% averaged for the last 10 years.

As of June 17, the collective stock in the 130 reservoirs was 47.63 billion cubic metres (BCM), or 27% of the total live storage capacity of 174.23 BCM. In June last year, they had stocked 55.11 BCM.

Of the 130 reservoirs, 49 have more water than they had stored in June 2020. A majority of these reservoirs are located in seven states — Jharkhand, Tripura, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

12:15 (IST)19 Jun 2021
Pune records heavy overnight rains, more showers on weekend

Pune recorded intense rain in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. The 24-hour rainfall recorded on Saturday was 46.4 mm in Pashan , 43 mm in Lohegaon and 38.7 mm in Shivajinagar.

The trough runs between Maharashtra and Kerala and will keep the monsoon active over Konkan, Goa and Madhya Maharashtra.

Pune city on Saturday could witness light to moderate intensity rainfall towards the evening hours of the day, and intense spells are likely to hit the ghat areas.

11:07 (IST)19 Jun 2021
Uttarakhand: Water level in Alaknanda river rises due to heavy rainfall

Several low-lying areas in Srinagar, Pauri Garhwal submerged in water after the water level rose in Alaknanda river due to heavy rainfall, news agency ANI reported on Saturday.

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10:15 (IST)19 Jun 2021
Monsoon arrives 8 days early in Rajasthan; IMD issues very heavy rain alert for UP, MP and Bihar

After a five-day break, the Southwest monsoon made some progress on Friday, turning vigorous over several parts of the country.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the monsoon has now advanced and entered southeast Rajasthan, covered most areas of Gujarat and more areas of both Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on Friday.

With this, the monsoon has reached Gujarat and even Rajasthan seven to eight days ahead of schedule this year. For instance, Dholpur, located in eastern Rajasthan, is where the monsoon enters the desert state, and the normal onset date is June 28.

09:59 (IST)19 Jun 2021
Southwest monsoon to cover entire Gujarat by today

The southwest monsoon further advanced into most parts of central Gujarat region along with some parts of Saurashtra Friday and is expected to cover the entire state by today.

The weather department has issued a forecast of the southwest monsoon covering the entire state by end of Saturday — more than ten days ahead of its normal time. The onset in the state was reported on June 9, against the normal date of June 15. Also, after the onset, the monsoon normally takes 15 days to cover the entire state.

“The southwest monsoon is most likely to cover the entire state of Gujarat by tomorrow (Saturday). This is earlier than the normal date which is June 30,” IMD regional director Manorama Mohanty told The Indian Express.

Weather forecast Live Updates: Southwest Monsoon advances into Gujarat A man is seen cycling during rain in Pune on Thursday, June 17. (Express photo by Ashish Kale)

Several parts of Uttar Pradesh witnessed heavy rains accompanied with thunder on Saturday, the India Meteorological Department said. Monsoon has been vigorous over eastern Uttar Pradesh, it said in a statement.

Officials said most places in eastern Uttar Pradesh received rains while showers also occurred at a few places in the western part of the state.

Heavy to very heavy rains have been forecast at isolated places over eastern part of the state on June 20. It said rain or thundershowers is also likely at a few places over eastern Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places over western part of the state on June 21. Rain or thundershowers is very likely at isolated places over the state on June 22, it added.

Gujarat on Saturday received a widespread rainfall on the second consecutive day with the advancement of the southwest monsoon which now covered the entire state.

The Ahmedabad centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that light to moderate rain is very likely across the Gujarat region, Saurashtra-Kutch, and Daman, Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall in the north and south Gujarat and Saurashtra-Kutch in the next two days, reported news agency PTI.

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