Weather forecast and Temperature today LIVE Updates: The southwest monsoon has further advanced into remaining parts of central Arabian sea, Konkan and Madhya Pradesh after it hit Mumbai on Tuesday, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
It has also forecast a low-pressure area likely to form over north Bay of Bengal around June 30.
Meanwhile, in Delhi, the mercury is likely to rise slightly today owing to dry conditions, the weatherman said. The weather office has predicted a partly cloudy sky and “thundery development during the day but there’s a slim chance of rainfall”.
The maximum temperature is likely to touch the 40 degrees Celsius mark.
Monsoon hit Mumbai, temperature in Delhi likely to rise.
Heavy rains lash Goa
Heavy rains Wednesday lashed Goa, throwing the normal life out of gear at many places. A senior India Meteorological Department (IMD) officer said heavy rains will continue for the next three days with the south-west monsoon setting in completely over the coastal state. In Panaji, the continuous downpour since the morning led to a huge traffic jam on the Panaji-Margao highway due to accumulation of water.
At present, Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is the rainiest place in India
At present, Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is the rainiest place in India with 159 mm of rainfall, says weatherman at Skymet weather
Monsoon to gain strength till June 29
Mumbaikars' wait for widespread rains seems to be getting longer with only light showers being witnessed Wednesday morning in areas like Andheri and Santacruz, a day after onset of the south-west monsoon was announced in Maharashtra, an IMD official said. As per Met department, the monsoon will gain strength with a forecast of widespread rainfall in Goa and Konkan including Mumbai for four days till June 29.
Rainfall predicted in Sub-Himalayan states
Heavy to heavy rainfall is likely over Sub- Himalayan states.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy fall at isolated places very likely over Sub-Himalayan #WestBengal & #Sikkim and #Assam & #Meghalaya; Heavy to very heavy #rainfall at isolated places over #Arunacha Pradesh;— NDMA India (@ndmaindia) June 26, 2019