Monsoon Update Rain deficiency in Northwest India has also come down from 77 percent on June 15 to 33 percent on Sunday. Overall, there is a deficit of 8 percent in monsoon rains across the country.
New Delhi, Agencies. Light rain occurred in many parts of the national capital Delhi and NCR on Tuesday. During the day, Delhi-NCR remained cloudy during the day as well. During this, people have got relief from the scorching heat. The Meteorological Department has issued a rain alert for many other states of the country. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai and Thane. The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rains for the coming days.
The IMD has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Palghar, Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg in the next few days. Earlier on Sunday, an IMD spokesperson had advised Mumbaikars to take precautions while stepping out of their homes. The official had said that the city may receive around 130 mm of rain in the next two or three days, which is not dangerous by Mumbai’s standards. But it can cause waterlogging. Most parts of Mumbai and its suburbs have received rain in the last one or two days.
There will be heavy rain in these parts of the country for the next five days
Meanwhile, the IMD has predicted rain and thundershowers in Karnataka, Konkan, Goa, Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep. During the next five days, there is a possibility of heavy rain in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Marathwada, Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.
Monsoon will reach Delhi by June 27
The IMD said that the southwest monsoon will reach Delhi around its normal date i.e. June 27. The national capital has still received 59 per cent less rainfall, but the rains in the last four days have improved the situation since June 15. At the same time, the rain deficit in Northwest India has also come down from 77 percent on June 15 to 33 percent on Sunday. Overall, there is a deficit of 8 percent in monsoon rains across the country.
Let us inform that on Monday, the maximum temperature in most places in Delhi remained below 35 degree Celsius. Last year, the IMD had predicted that the monsoon would arrive about two weeks before its normal date. However, it reached the capital only on July 13, making it the most late monsoon in 19 years.