• Tue. Feb 27th, 2024
Heavy rain likely in North India from Tuesday: IMD

New Delhi: Heavy rains that disrupted life due to floods in Delhi, Punjab and Haryana and landslides in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are forecast to return from Tuesday.

New Delhi: Heavy rains that disrupted life due to floods in Delhi, Punjab and Haryana and landslides in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are forecast to return from Tuesday.

“Increased rainfall activity is expected over northwest India from July 25,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. “Heavy rain is likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.”

“Increased rainfall activity is expected over northwest India from July 25,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. “Heavy rain is likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.”

Northwest India recorded 40% more rainfall of 318.8 mm from 1 June to 23 July. However, only East Uttar Pradesh is in the IMD’s rainfall deficit category as it received 29% less than normal rainfall during the same period.

Northwest India recorded 40% more rainfall of 318.8 mm from 1 June to 23 July. However, only East Uttar Pradesh is in the IMD’s rainfall deficit category as it received 29% less than normal rainfall during the same period.

Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and East Rajasthan will receive light to moderate fairly widespread rains with isolated heavy rain till Thursday; Tuesday to Thursday over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh; Tuesday and Wednesday in West Rajasthan and Wednesday and Thursday in Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad. Because the active Monsoon is moving south of its normal position and the western front may gradually move northward in the next two-three days.

Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and East Rajasthan will receive light to moderate fairly widespread rains with isolated heavy rain till Thursday; Tuesday to Thursday over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh; Tuesday and Wednesday in West Rajasthan and Wednesday and Thursday in Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad. Because the active Monsoon is moving south of its normal position and the western front may gradually move northward in the next two-three days.

The Met office had issued a red alert for Gujarat and central Maharashtra on Sunday. Central Maharashtra has been kept on orange alert from Monday to Thursday as rainfall of 115.6 mm to 204.4 mm is predicted in seven districts including Palghar, Thane and Raigarh.

The Met office had issued a red alert for Gujarat and central Maharashtra on Sunday. Central Maharashtra has been kept on orange alert from Monday to Thursday as rainfall of 115.6 mm to 204.4 mm is predicted in seven districts including Palghar, Thane and Raigarh.

In this forecast, the IMD has seen localized flooding and hence it has advised to avoid flood prone areas and stay away from vulnerable structures.

In this forecast, the IMD has seen localized flooding and hence it has advised to avoid flood prone areas and stay away from vulnerable structures.

Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Rayalaseema, Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe are also likely to experience heavy rain on Tuesday.

Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Rayalaseema, Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe are also likely to experience heavy rain on Tuesday.

East and Northeast India, which still has a 23% rainfall deficit from June 1 to July 23, are unlikely to receive significant rainfall in the next five days, especially in the eastern parts of the country, India Meteorological India said.

East and Northeast India, which still has a 23% rainfall deficit from June 1 to July 23, are unlikely to receive significant rainfall in the next five days, especially in the eastern parts of the country, India Meteorological India said.

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