Weather forecast Today India LIVE Updates: After a long wait, heavy rain and thundershower lashed Delhi-NCR on Monday afternoon bringing respite from hot weather conditions. In the evening, two flights were diverted from Delhi airport due to bad weather conditions, officials said. IMD had predicted generally cloudy skies and very light rain with thundershower in the national capital, a condition that is likely to continue till Thursday.
Meanwhile, heavy rain in Assam on Monday caused flooding in Kaziranga National Park and on National Highway 37. Incessant rain led to an increase in the water level of river Brahmaputra, affecting nearly 200 villages in Morigaon district in the state. Nearly 1.14 lakh people were affected by incessant rain across Meghalaya for the last seven days. Heavy rain in Nepal caused floods in Bihar, where four people were killed and nearly 18 lakh affected across various districts in the state.
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) weather forecast said rainfall along the foothills of Himalayas will likely continue for the next two days resulting in riverine floods in Bihar. Widespread rainfall has been forecast for Assam and Meghalaya during the next 24 hours and it will decrease thereafter.