August ends with rainfall deficit of 36%, highest in 122 years
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), monsoon rainfall during 2023 is expected to be “below normal” or on the lower side of “normal”. This has raised concerns about the yield of kharif crops and sowing in the subsequent rabi season, the report said.
Monsoon showers to continue across India, Uttarakhand braces for ‘heavy rainfall’
In the bulletin on Thursday, the weather forecast agency said that northwest India is expected to experience fairly widespread to widespread rainfall, with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall over Uttar Pradesh for the next two days. Afterwards, there will be isolated heavy rainfall.
Delhi records maximum of 31.4 degrees C, moderate rain likely on Tuesday
The relative humidity at 8.30 p.m was recorded at 95 per cent. The India Meteorological Department has also forecast a generally cloudy sky with moderate rain for Tuesday and the expected range for the maximum and minimum temperatures is around 31 and 25 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Rain lashes Delhi, temp drops to 26 degrees
In its forecast for Thursday, the weather department has forecast cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle throughout the day. A yellow alert has also been issued, warning of flooding on low-lying areas leading to disruption of traffic on key roads. Moderate rain/thundershowers accompanied by gusty winds (speed 20-40kmph) is also likely in the national capital on July 8.
Delhi likely to get moderate rainfall, IMD issues yellow alert
While the minimum temperature this morning settled at 27 degrees Celsius, two notches below than Tuesday, the maximum is expected to hover around 35 degrees, it said. The weatherman has issued a yellow alert, warning flooding on low-lying areas leading to disruption of traffic on key roads. Moreover, the relative humidity at 8.30 a.m. this morning was recorded at 85 per cent.
El Nino, positive IOD set to impact Indian weather patterns: IMD
El Nino is a weather phenomenon that involves an abnormal warming up of water surface temperatures in the eastern and central Pacific Ocean, and tends to suppress monsoon rainfall in India. A senior IMD official said that as Sea Surface Temperature (SST) conditions over the Pacific and the Indian Oceans are known to have strong influence on Indian monsoon and the weather department is carefully monitoring the evolution of sea surface conditions over these Ocean basins.
IMD predicts monsoon in several states, rainfall in 7
IMD added that the southwest monsoon has moved to some parts of Telangana, most parts of Andhra Pradesh, parts of Odisha, parts of westcentral-northwest Bay of Bengal, more parts of Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar. "Conditions are favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon over some more parts of south Peninsular India, remaining parts of Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar and some parts of Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh during next two-three days," the weather forecast agency predicted.
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in 10 states
The IMD said that on Wednesday, heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim while heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places over Assam and Meghalaya. "On Wednesday there will be heavy rainfall at isolated places.
Cold wave in Delhi for next 2 days, mercury drops in many places in North India
According to the India Meteorological Department, Delhi will continue to be in the grip of a cold wave on Sunday and Monday. In the next 48 hours, the city's temperature may come down to 4 degrees. At the same time, the maximum temperature is expected to be 19 degrees on Sunday and 20 degrees on Monday. The minimum temperature of Delhi was recorded at 5.3 degree Celsius on Sunday morning.
Normal to above normal rainfall in July for north, central, south India: IMD
The IMD also said "normal to below normal" rainfall is most likely over most parts of east and northeast India and areas adjacent to east central India and some parts of west south peninsular India. Monthly rainfall for July 2022 over the country as a whole is most likely to be normal, i.e., ranging between 94 and 106 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA).