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Weather today HIGHLIGHTS: IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall in Madhya Pradesh for Wednesday

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Weather forecast today live updates: People are evacuated in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. (PTI Photo)

Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: Parts of Madhya Pradesh are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall on Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department said. However, in a relief for flood-hit districts of Mandsaur and Neemuch, which are in western MP, the intensity of rains is likely to lessen. Due to heavy rainfall, at least 45,000 people were evacuated from flood-hit areas in various districts last weekend.

Meanwhile. Delhi woke up to light rains this morning and cloudy skies. The minimum and maximum temperature will be 27 and 36 degrees Celsius today.  And, in Mumbai, cloudy skies brought down the temperature to 28 degrees Celsius. Parts of the city are likely to witness light showers.

Follow our live blog through the day for the latest news and updates on the southwest monsoon and weather conditions across the country, including cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Bhopal, Ahmedabad etc.

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IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Madhya Pradesh for Wednesday

For Wednesday too, the IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls very likely at isolated places over
Madhya Maharashtra, heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Vidarbha, Konkan and Goa, Coastal Andhra
Pradesh and Yanam and Rayalaseema and heavy rainfall at isolated places over East Uttar Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar
Islands, Gujarat region, Marathawada, Telangana, Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal.

Thunderstorm, lightning very likely over Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha

Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal
and Odisha. Strong winds, speed reaching 40-50 kmph, are likely to prevail over western parts of westcentral and southwest Arabian
Sea. Squally weather conditions are likely to prevail over south Andhra Pradesh-north Tamilnadu coasts. Fishermen are

Rajasthan: CM Gehlot conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas

Hundreds of people were rescued by the Army across four districts of Rajasthan on Monday following a flood-like situation, while thousands others have been shifted to safer areas, even as Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot took stock of the situation and surveyed the flooded areas.

As per the Army, about 400 people were rescued in Kota and at least 250 in Sawai Madhopur on Monday, while three Army columns each have been deployed in both these districts. Two columns each have also been deployed in Jhalawar and Dholpur.

Gehlot conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar, Karauli and Dholpur, accompanied by Disaster Management and Relief Department Minister Bhanwarlal Meghwal as well as Urban Development and Housing Minister Shanti Dhariwal. Gehlot also instructed the officials to estimate the loss of crop, cattle, and property.  Read more...

Project to divert water from Maharshtra's flood-affected to drought-prone regions soon: Fadnavis

Fadnavis said his government is going to undertake a project to divert excess water from flood-affected areas to drought-prone regions.
A team of the World Bank recently visited Kolhapur, which witnessed unprecedented floods last month after heavy rains, to take stock of the situation and it will fund this ambitious project, he said while addressing a gathering. (PTI)

West Bengal, Sikkim, Coastal Andhra Pradesh to get ehavy to very heavy rain

According to IMD, heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam and Rayalseema.  Heavy rainfall at isolated places over East Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Odisha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathawada, Konkan & Goa, Telangana, South Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal.

Maharashtra: Pune wettest city this monsoon, says IMD

Pune is among the four wettest cities in Maharashtra this monsoon, data from India Meteorological Department (IMD) has suggested. With a 135 per cent surplus, Nashik tops the chart, followed by Satara (100 per cent), Kolhapur (93 per cent) and Pune (72 per cent) as per the rainfall recorded till September 16. The rainfall recorded over the city till September 16 was 836 mm.

Uttar Pradesh weather forecast today

Parts of Uttar Pradesh will receive rain and thundershowers today due to a low pressure area, the IMD has said. It added that due to the likely increase in rainfall over Nepal, there could be a rise in water levels in the rivers of East Uttar Pradesh.

Weather news: Himachal Pradesh to receive light rains today

The IMD has predicted that parts of Himachal Pradesh will Tuesday receive light to moderate rainfall. The state has been witnessing rainfall since Sunday. Dharamshala received 58 mm rainfall since 5.30 pm on Sunday, followed by Amb (30 mm), Paonta Sahib (18 mm), Jhandutta (15 mm) and Ghamroor (12 mm), Shimla MeT Centre Director Manmohan Singh was quoted as saying by news agency PTI. During the same period, Guler recorded 11 mm rainfall, followed by Gaggal (9 mm), Naina Devi (7 mm) Sundernagar (3 mm) and Mandi (2 mm), he added. The state is likely to see rains till September 22.

Mumbai weather today: Light showers likely in the city

Parts of Maharashtra to witness heavy to very heavy rainfall today, the IMD has predicted. Mumbai, too, is likely to receive light showers. The city woke up to cloudy skies this morning with the minimum temperature at 16 degrees Celsius. In other news, Mumbai recorded the third highest September rainfall at 899.5 mm on Sunday — the all-time record for the month is 920 mm, recorded in 1954.

Delhi weather news: Cloudy skies, rainy morning in the national capital

Delhi woke up to a cloudy morning today, with light showers reported in different parts of the city. Regions around the national capital also saw overcast skies and light rains. The minimum and maximum temperatures will be 27 and 36 degrees Celsius today. 

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Commuters move slowly through flooded bridge after heavy rain in Rajkot, Friday, Aug 2,2019. (PTI Photo/File)

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the southwest monsoon will be normal this year, with the withdrawal likely to occur between September 15 and September 20 — this week. "This month too, we are expecting to record above normal rainfall over the country. The monsoon this year will end up being normal," D Sivanand Pai, head, Climate Research and Services (CRS) at IMD, Pune, said.

In September, all regions except the northeast and northwest have recorded normal rainfall till September 11.

The overall rainfall this season was benefitted due to the weakening of El Nino in early July and the consistent shifting of the monsoon trough between south and central India regions. The rainfall distribution was fairly spatially even over most parts.

This season, there were many events of flooding in states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala. The northeast region, however, will end up remaining rainfall deficit.