Weather Alert! The pressure of cyclonic winds formed in the north-west of the Bay of Bengal, rain in many states including UP-Uttarakhand till July 25
Monsoon rains are occurring in many parts of India including Mumbai and Delhi. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert in Mumbai for July 21 and 22, with extremely heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places. More than 30 people have died in accidents due to rain in Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra. Simultaneously, suburban train services were also disrupted and many long distance trains were diverted due to waterlogging and floods.
Head of Regional Meteorological Center Dr. Jayant Sarkar said that earlier the Meteorological Department had issued an 'Orange Alert', but now it has been changed to 'Red Alert' for Wednesday after changing due to 'favorable contemporary conditions'. is. The metropolis also received heavy rains on Sunday and Monday. The government said that there are two favorable contemporary conditions for heavy to very heavy rains in Mumbai today and in the next few days. The intensity of rain is expected to intensify from the low pressure area from South Gujarat coast to Karnataka coast.
The second thing, he said, is the "air systems" built in Mumbai and the neighboring region. There will also be widespread rain in Konkan and Madhya Maharashtra. There is also a possibility of widespread rain in Marathwada region till Thursday and after that the intensity of rain may reduce. A low pressure area is forming along the coast between Maharashtra and Karnataka, due to which westerly westerly winds often blow over the land from the Arabian Sea.
Delhi Traffic Police officials said at least 20 underpasses were submerged following incessant rains in the city on Monday and Tuesday, due to which the situation in Delhi was not much better. However, the IMD in its evening bulletin on Wednesday said that the rainfall activity over Northwest India is likely to reduce further from Thursday. The department had earlier said that widespread and heavy rains in northwest India would start reducing from Wednesday.
Heavy rain likely in Gujarat for next four to five days
The Bulletin said that a Cyclonic Circulation is persisting over North-West Bay of Bengal and under its influence, a Low Pressure Area is likely to form over the water source during the next 48 hours. The IMD said that the monsoon is likely to move west-northwestwards during the next two to three days.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to continue over west coast and adjoining areas and Gujarat during next four to five days. On July 21 and 22, there is a possibility of extremely heavy rains in Konkan, Goa and Ghat areas of Madhya Maharashtra. At the same time, light to moderate rain may occur at isolated places in Delhi in the next 24 hours.
Heavy rain likely in western Himalayan region
Heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places over the western Himalayan region including Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh and adjoining north-west Indian states of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh today. Although the intensity of rain is predicted to decrease further from July 22, it is likely to increase again from July 25.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over East India and adjoining Central India between July 21 and 24. On July 21 and 22, isolated extremely heavy rainfall is likely over Telangana and Coastal Andhra Pradesh. At the same time, similar weather can remain in Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and East Madhya Pradesh on 22 July. There is a possibility of lightning with moderate to strong thunderstorms during the next 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.