During the entire month of July, many states of the country witnessed extremely heavy rainfall, with many regions experiencing floods. Many cities were put on red alert by IMD. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that some states and cities of the country would experience heavy to very heavy rainfall over the next five days. The monsoon updates included names of states like Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, and more.
IMD Predicts Very Heavy Rainfall
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According to the IMD, isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is possible over Uttarakhand from Wednesday to August 13. Furthermore, east Uttar Pradesh is anticipated to see isolated heavy rain on Wednesday, while Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, and Haryana may see isolated heavy rain on Thursday and Sunday.
Over the next five days, isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura.
On Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, Jharkhand is anticipated to receive isolated heavy rain. Furthermore, Jharkhand on Wednesday and Sikkim on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday may get isolated heavy rain. On this day, Bihar may also have experienced exceptionally heavy rainfall.
Delhi’s Observatory Records Minimum Temperature
On the other hand, most other parts of the country are expected to have less rain during the coming week. The northwest area of India is expected to receive light to moderately scattered to moderately widespread rainfall.
Rainfall activity is expected to be reduced across the central, western, and southern areas of India over the next week. IMD predicts light rain for the next two days, with limited relief expected on Wednesday, which could result in high humidity levels.
The Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi’s major weather station, recorded a minimum temperature on Wednesday. 26.6 degrees Celsius was recorded, which is average for this time of year. (As per Live Mint)
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