Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Torrential rains lashed Kolkata, leaving several parts of the city waterlogged. Flights and trains were delayed. The city received 99 mm rainfall between 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm Friday.
The IMD has issued a red alert for three districts – Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod for Sunday. Amit Shah Sunday took an aerial survey of the flood-hit regions of Belagavi in Karnataka and Maharashtra's Kolhapur and Sangli.
Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: More than 1.65 lakh people were displaced from their homes in Kerala, where the death toll mounted to 57. In Karnataka, 26 people lost their lives in rain-related accidents.
Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur in Kerala, Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan in the next 24 hours.
The ecologically fragile zone, classified as one of the four climate change hot-spots in Kerala, received 252.3 mm rainfall against actual rainfall of 184.5 mm in the period between August 1 and August 7, a departure of 37 per cent.
Maharashtra Weather Forecast Today Highlights: Three villages having around 7,000 people in Kolhapur were marooned due to floods, even as more than 50,000 people were evacuated on Tuesday from two districts.