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Weather Today HIGHLIGHTS: No respite, Delhi sizzles at 37 degrees Celsius

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Gujarat has already recorded 113.5 per cent average rainfall this monsoon season, with 149 mm rainfall received during the month of September.

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Delhi is experiencing a hot day today with temperatures as high as 37 degrees Celsius. (File)

Weather Today HIGHLIGHTS: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy rainfall in Madhya Pradesh for the next 24 hours in its latest update. Other states like Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Goa and Konkan region are also likely to be hit by heavy showers.

Thunderstorms were observed at isolated places in Bihar, Odisha, Assam and Meghalaya. Meanwhile, a cyclonic circulation is forming over the Northeast region as well as West Bengal. Meanwhile, the Safdarjung observatory recorded 37.5 Degree Celsius in the last 24 hours in the national capital which marked it as the second-highest temperature recorded in Delhi since the last 10 years. Rains have become scarce in the Delhi-NCR region owing to monsoon withdrawals.

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The Met Department has predicted rain for Gujarat, West Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Sikkim today. Follow LIVE updates on weather, temperature in different parts across India.

Mercury settled five notches above normal in Delhi at 38.2 degree Celsius today

The national capital reeled under muggy weather on Wednesday with the mercury settling five notches above normal at 38.2 degrees Celsius, local MeT office said. The city recorded a low of 28.2 degrees Celsius. Humidity levels shot up to 88 per cent. According to private forecaster Skymet Weather, some relief is likely on the weekend. (PTI)

Portion of Kolar road in Bhopal was damaged owing to incessant rainfall

6 gates of Kolar dam were opened today after 3 years due to excess rainfall in Bhopal

Rains are likely to reduce over Kutch, Chhattisgarh and Odisha

Madhya Pradesh to receive heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours: IMD

Past 24 hours recorded second highest temperature in Delhi since last 10 years

"Safdarjung observatory recorded 37.5°C in the last 24 hours, which is the second-highest temperature recorded in Delhi since the last 10 years. We can expect similar temperatures to prevail over the city today as well", Skymet Weather wrote on Twitter. 

Widespread rainfall across East and Central India: IMD

Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls likely to occur over northeast India and parts of east & central India. Scattered to fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls likely to occur along northern parts of the west coast.

Mumbai weather news: Light showers likely today evening

Mumbai can expect a pleasant day today with light showers in the evening. The city is likely to witness cloudy evening with showers in some parts. The maximum temperature is expected to be 30 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature will settle at 25 degrees Celsius.

Thunderstorm with lightning expected in Sikkim today

Heavy rainfall is expected at isolated places across North East including Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya. Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning is also very likely to occur at isolated places over Sikkim.

Madhya Pradesh: Heavy rainfall likely over next 3-4 days 

Madhya Pradesh saw heavy rain and thundershowers between 08:30 am on Tueday and 08:30 am today at many places.  According to the India Meteorological Department, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with heavy to very falls at isolated places is very likely to occur over the state during the next 3-4 days.

Maximum temperature in Kerala is 31 degrees

The maximum and minimum temperatures in Kerala today is 31 degrees Celsius and 25 degrees Celsius, respectively. On Tuesday,  rainfall was observed at most places in Kerala.

Godavari, Krishna rivers in spate in Andhra Pradesh, dams fill up

River Godavari continued to be in spate on Tuesday though there was a marginal fall in the inflow at Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage to 14.29 lakh cusecs, hours after crossing the 15 lakh cusecs mark. Meanwhile, the surging flood in river Krishna spilled over at least five crest gates at the Srisailam reservoir as it filled to the brim, holding almost its full capacity of 215 tmc ft, with no flood cushion.

An inflow of over 3.90 lakh cusecs was recorded following heavy rains in upper riparian states of Maharashtra and Karnataka. Water Resources Department officials claimed that they had impounded water for future needs as this was the first time in a decade that the reservoirs filled up.

However, the villages under Polavaram and Devipatnam mandals as well as several in the Konaseema region of East Godavari district may remain marooned for the next couple of days till the flood water completely recedes. The State Disaster Management Authority said National Disaster Response Force, State Disaster Response Force and Fire Services personnel remained deployed in the flood-hit villages attending to relief operations.

Maharashtra: Mahabaleshwar receives more rain than Cherrapunji

Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra witnessed more rains than the wettest city on earth, Cherrapunji, Skymet Weather reported. Till September 10, Mahabaleshwar received around 7925 mm rain whereas Cherrapunji received about 6213 mm rain.

Delhi weather today: No respite from heat, temperatures soar at 37 degrees Celsius

While parts of the country witness monsoon rains, the national capital is reeling under soaring temperatures. Delhi is experiencing a hot day today with temperatures as high as 37 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature is likely to hit 38 degrees Celsius, while the minimum may settle at 28 degrees Celsius. The city is facing a deficient rainfall this season.

Heavy rain likely in parts of Bengal today

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.

Heavy rainfall in Ahmedabad on Tuesday, roads waterlogged

Ahmedabad woke up to heavy downpour on Tuesday, with rain continuing through the day, leading to waterlogging across the city. A total of 40 incidents of trees having become uprooted were reported from the city while water-logging was reported from 12 residential areas. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation pumped out the water out in several areas.

Heavy downpour in the city also revived several lakes across the city. The water inflow in various lakes recorded on Tuesday was 5 feet at Vastrapur lake, R C technical lake 4.5 feet, Chandlodiya lake 5 feet, Saijpur 4 feet, Malek Saban 3.5 feet, and Kali 3 feet, while the remaining 25 lakes in various locations recorded between 2 to 3 feet of water.

Due to the heavy rainfall, five gates of the Vasana barrage were opened 3 to 4 feet in order to maintain the water level of Sabarmati river at 127.5 feet. The AMC was in continuous touch with officials from the irrigation department and kept an eye on the water level.

Odisha: Heavy rain likely till September 15

Rain and thundershowers were observed between 08:30 am and 5:30 pm on Tuesday at many places in Odisha. According to the IMD, heavy to very heavy rainfall along with thunderstorm and lightning is likely at isolated places in the state till September 15. 

MeT Dept predicts rain in some parts of Himachal Pradesh till September 16

The maximum and minimum temperatures in Himachal Pradesh today is 10 degrees Celsius and 11 degrees Celsius, respectively. The MeT Department has predicted rain in some parts of the state till September 16. On Tuesday, the weather remained dry as the monsoon continued to weaken in the state, the Meteorological Department said. The highest temperature in the state was recorded in Una at 35 degrees Celsius, whereas the lowest temperature was recorded in tribal district Lahaul and Spiti's administrative centre Keylong at 9.6 degrees Celsius, the weatherman said.

One of Kerala’s oldest synagogues crumbles in rain due to disrepair

The Kadavumbhagom synagogue in Mattanchery, believed to have been built in 1550 AD and which hosted regular prayers up until 1956, came down in a heap of rubble, propelled by overnight heavy showers. The building, long considered wobbly and unstable, was in the possession of a private individual and had been used as a storage space for the past many years.

The synagogue in Mattancherry served as a temple for the Malabar Jew community, also known as Black Jews, in Kochi, who migrated from northern Kerala after the war between Chola Raja and the Cranganore Maharaja.  READ MORE

(Express photo:  Vikas Ramdas)

Gujarat: Kutch records highest rainfall of season

Among the five different regions, Kutch has so far recorded the highest average rainfall of the season with 142 per cent, followed by South Gujarat with 123.22 per cent.

Among all 33 districts, 22 have already crossed the 100 per cent mark. These include Kutch district in Kutch region; Chhota Udepur, Panchmahal, Kheda, Anand, Vadodara in the east central; Surendranagar, Rajkot, Morbi, Jamnagar, Devbhumi Dwarka, Junagadh, Amreli, Bhavnagar, and Botad in Saurashtra; and Bharuch, Narmada, Tapi, Surat, Navsari, Valsad and Dang in the South.

Gujarat: High-rise building damaged by rain in Ahmedabad

A highrise building in South Bopal locality of Ahmedabad city was damaged after it was struck by lightning Tuesday morning, even as most parts of the state were battered by rain on Tuesday. In Ahmedabad, residents of the highrise said it was the second time in the past four days that lightning had caused damage to the building. On Tuesday, a few vehicles parked on the ground floor of the building were damaged by debris falling from the uppermost floors.

Welcome to The Indian Express LIVE blog on weather. The Met Department has predicted rain for Gujarat, West Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Sikkim today. Follow this space to track the latest developments

On Tuesday, rainfall was observed at most places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands; Odisha, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathawada, North Interior Karnataka, Kerala and Lakshadweep. High-speed winds also prevailed at a few places over Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram.

Himachal Pradesh remained dry today as the monsoon continued to weaken in the state, IMD said. The MeT department, however, has predicted rain in some parts of the state till September 16.

River Godavari continued to be in spate on Tuesday though there was a marginal fall in the inflow at Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage to 14.29 lakh cusecs, hours after crossing the 15 lakh cusecs mark. Though the second warning signal was continuing at the SAC Barrage in Dowaleswaram, the flood showed a falling trend as inflow from the upstream reduced significantly, officials said. However, the villages under Polavaram and Devipatnam mandals, as well as several in the Konaseema region of East Godavari district, may remain marooned for the next couple of days till the flood water completely recedes.