Weather forecast Today Live Updates: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Wednesday said monsoon clouds are approaching Delhi and as predicted, Southwest Monsoon will be declared tomorrow. A few places in the city received rain on Wednesday.
The weather agency said that conditions are becoming favourable for further advancement of southwest monsoon into remaining parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, western Himalayan region, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, most part of Punjab and some parts of Rajasthan during the next 48 hours.
Due to shift of trough northwards and convergence of strong southerly/south-westerly winds over northeast & adjoining east India, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to continue over northeast & adjoining east India during next 4-5 days. Isolated extremely heavy rainfall is also likely over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim during 25th-26th June and over Assam & Meghalaya from 24th-27th June, 2020.
IMD said that southwest monsoon advanced into remaining parts of north Arabian Sea, most parts of Kutch, some more parts of Gujarat region, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and some parts of Uttarakhand yesterday.
Widespread rainfall is likely over parts of south peninsular India during the next 5 days. Extremely heavy rain is likely over Kerala and Mahe during June 26 and 27.
Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh are likely to receive widespread rain over the next 4-5 days. Plains of northwest India are likely to receive isolated heavy to very heavy rain during June 24-25.
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A cyclonic circulation lies over interior Odisha and neighbourhood between 2.1 km and 5.8 km above mean sea level tilting southwestwards with height. It is very likely to move northwestwards during the next 24 hours and become less marked thereafter.
Yesterday, the highest maximum temperature of 43.5 degrees Celcius was reported from Ganganagar in west Rajasthan while Chandrapur in Vidarbha recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 19.4 degrees Celcius.
Meanwhile, Assam has been hit by a fresh wave of floods, with 36,707 people affected in four districts: Dhemaji, Jorhat, Sivasagar and Dibrugarh. According to a bulletin issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) on Tuesday evening, 1,071 people were in relief camps opened in Dhemaji and Sivasagar. Two deaths — one from Nazira and the other from Sivasgar — have been reported in the past two days.
Light to moderate rains in many parts of UP, MeT Dept says normal monsoon so far
The monsoon has been normal in Uttar Pradesh so far, the Meteorological (MeT) Department said on Wednesday. Light to moderate rain/thundershowers occurred at many places in eastern Uttar Pradesh, and at a few places in the western part of the state, according to the MeT Department.
Heavy rain occurred at isolated places in the state. The weatherman has forecast rain/thundershower at most places in eastern Uttar Pradesh and at many places in western UP for June 25. Rain/thundershower is very likely at most places in eastern UP and a few places in western UP on June 26 and June 27, according to the MeT Department.
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