Weather forecast and Temperature HIGHLIGHTS: Indian Meteorological Department informed Friday that southwest monsoon is likely to set in over Kerala over the next 24 hours. “The east-west shear zone now runs roughly along Lat. 10°N between 3.1 & 3.6 km above mean sea level across extreme South peninsula. A feeble off shore trough has formed along the west coast and likely to persist there. In association with these favourable conditions, Southwest Monsoon is very likely to set in over Kerala during next 24 hours,” said the IMD statement.
An orange alert, indicating very heavy rainfall, has been issued in Kollam and Alappuzha districts for June 9 and in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha and Ernakulam districts for June 10 by the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority. According to the IMD, squally weather is predicted along and off the Kerala coast and Southwest Arabian Sea. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea.
Meanwhile, severe heat wave conditions are very likely to prevail over Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, and Uttar Pradesh this weekend. The Northeast states will most likely receive heavy rainfall for the next 3-4 days.
At least 19 people lost their lives leaving 48 injured in a dust storm and lightning in Uttar Pradesh, Relief Commissioner GS Priyadarshi said on Friday. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked officials to take all necessary measures to help the affected.
Kerala monsoon HIGHLIGHTS: The state Disaster Management Authority has issued an orange alert in several districts which are likely to receive heavy rainfall this weekend. Read latest news in Malayalam
Monsoon delayed, don’t hurry with kharif sowing — Maharashtra CM tells farmers
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday said considering the delay in the onset of monsoon, SMS advisories have been sent to farmers in the state, asking them not to hurry with kharif sowing and take up the activity as per the rain predictions.
He also said that despite less rains last year, the production of food grain was good due to the water conservation works undertaken in the last few years.
Fadnavis was talking to reporters here after chairing a state-level kharif review meeting, attended by IMD officials, divisional commissioners, collectors, ministers and officials from agriculture, co-operative, animal husbandry departments. READ MORE
Death toll soars to 26 in Uttar Pradesh, at least 50 injured
A severe dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh claimed at least 26 lives and left 57 people injured as houses and walls collapsed and trees were uprooted, prompting authorities to launch large-scale relief operations on Friday. Mainpuri district bore the worst brunt of the vagaries of nature late on Thursday night as six people died there in separate cases of wall collapse and lightning, the state relief commissioner said. (PTI)
Thunder and lightening in Pune as monsoon about to hit the coastal areas
Red alert issued in four districts of Kerala
Thunderstorm likely over parts of Karnataka, Kerala for tomorrow
Thunderstorm accompanied with lighting and gusty winds (40-50 kmph) at isolated places very likely over Coastal and North Interior Karnataka and Kerala and Mahe. (IMD)
Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh experience worst heat wave conditions today
Northeast to witness rains during next 4-5 days
Fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Assam and Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura during next 4-5 days. (IMD)
Monsoon 'likely' to set in over Kerala during next 24 hours
Indian Meteorological Department informed Friday that southwest monsoon is likely to set in over Kerala over the next 24 hours. "The east-west shear zone now runs roughly along Lat. 10°N between 3.1 & 3.6 km above mean sea level across extreme South peninsula. A feeble off shore trough has formed along the west coast and likely to persist there. In association with these favourable conditions, Southwest Monsoon is very likely to set in over Kerala during next 24 hours," said the IMD statement.
"A low pressure area is very likely to form over southeast and adjoining eastcentral Arabian Sea off Kerala-Karnataka coast around 9th June. It is likely to move north-northwestwards and intensify gradually. Conditions are likely to become favourable for advance of southwest monsoon into some parts of Northeastern states during next 48 hours," IMD further informed.
Uttar Pradesh: At least 19 dead, 48 injured in thunderstorm
As per the data gathered, 19 people died due to a thunderstorm on Friday in Uttar Pradesh, leaving 48 injured, said Relief Commissioner GS Priyadarshi, ANI reported.
"GS Priyadarshi, Relief Commissioner: As per data collected, 19 casualties from 12 dist & 48 injuries have been reported due to thunderstorm yesterday. Have spoken to Collectors, ADMs & they have been told to compensate the affected as soon as possible," said Priyadarshi.
Rain, thundershowers to engulf Odisha in next 6 hours
Odisha is likely to receive rain and thundershowers today at some places with the moderate gusty wind in the next 6-8 hours, according to SkyMet. Similar weather condition is likely to prevail over districts of Nagaland during the next 48 hours.
BSP chief Mayawati condoles death in UP, asks state govt to help families of deceased
BSP supremo Mayawati Friday appealed Uttar Pradesh government to provide relief to the families of the deceased who lost their lives in the thunderstorm that engulfed parts of the state last night.
यूपी में कलरात तेज़ आंधी, बारिश व ओलावृष्टि के कारण जान-माल की व्यापक हानि अति-दुःखद। सरकार तुरन्त ही पूरी संवेदनशीलता के साथ सक्रिय होकर सभी पीड़ित परिवारों को आर्थिक सहायता व राहत आदि देने के लिए आगे आए।— Mayawati (@Mayawati) June 7, 2019
Warm morning in Delhi, temperature to soar as high up to 45 degrees today
Delhi recorded a minimum temperature at 26.4 degrees Celcius today morning, a notch below the season's average. And the humidity was recorded at 51 per cent. The national capital is likely to witness partly cloudy skies with heatwave conditions at isolated places and temperature might go as high as 45 degrees Celcius.
At least 13 dead, 21 injured in dust storm in Uttar Pradesh, CM Adityanath directs officials to take measures
At least 13 died, 21 injured due to dust storm and lightning in various parts of UP, said the State Relief Commissioner office.
"While six persons died in Mainpuri, three persons each died in incidents related to dust storm in Etah and Kasganj and one due to lightning in Moradabad," PTI quoted the official data released by the commissioner.
Trees were uprooted and walls collapsed in different parts of the state due to dust storms and around 20 people were left injured in Mainpuri and one in Badaun.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to take all necessary measures to provide relief to the affected persons.
(With PTI inputs)
Bangalore rains: BESCOM gets ready to handle customer alerts through SMS
Bengaluru and Karnataka are set to receive some rainfall in the coming days. People in Bengaluru are concerned about power distribution. While most areas in and around the city face frequent and long power cuts these days, a proper system to inform the consumers on scheduled and unscheduled power outages is still absent, many point out. READ MORE
Delhi: No respite from heat wave till next week
Temperatures soared in Delhi again on Thursday, as the Safdarjung observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 43.9 degrees Celsius, four degrees above normal. The minimum was recorded at 28.6 degrees Celsius, a degree above normal.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials said the mercury is set to soar in the coming days, with some respite expected Tuesday in the form of thundershowers. READ MORE
Locals in Bihar perform rituals, pray for rain
The IMD yesterday predicted thunderstorm accompanied by lightning at isolated places in Bihar among others.
Bihar: Locals in Belva village of Khizersarai, Gaya perform 'mahayagya' for early monsoon rains. Chandan Kumar Pandey, priest says, "In this yagya, we are praying to lord Indra to bless us with rain." (6.6.19) pic.twitter.com/7d6QXQ8AbW— ANI (@ANI) June 6, 2019
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