Red alert of heavy rain in these states
According to the Meteorological Department, a red alert has been issued for heavy rain on August 7 in parts of Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Goa. On the other hand, rain has been predicted in Madhya Pradesh and Saurashtra from Monday 8 August to Tuesday 9 August. At the same time, heavy rain alert has been issued in Telangana, Coastal and North Karnataka, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Kerala for the next few days. According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of extremely heavy rains in West and Central India on August 7. During this, an orange alert related to rain has been issued in Central and West India.
Light to moderate rain in eastern and western parts of Rajasthan
Light to moderate rain has been recorded in the eastern and western parts of Rajasthan during the last 24 hours. A spokesperson of the Meteorological Department said that during this period, torrential rains occurred at one or two places in the state. The highest rainfall of 65 mm was recorded in Keswana of Jalore. According to the spokesperson, in the last 24 hours, 60 mm of rain fell in Bhaisrodgarh in Chittorgarh, 30 mm each in Ajmer’s Tatgarh and Shahbad in Baran and 20 mm in Mandrayal in Karauli. He said that during the last 24 hours, many other places in the state recorded rain up to 10 mm.
Heavy rain in many areas of Gurugram Water logging
Gurugram recorded heavy rains on Sunday morning, causing waterlogging and traffic disruption in many areas. Rain water entered houses at Palam Vihar, Sheetla Colony, Surat Nagar, Sector-14, Chakkarpur, Rajiv Nagar, Sanjay Gram and many other places. Several roads in the city, the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway were submerged in an average of 3-4 feet of water. Near Hero Honda Chowk, Delhi-Jaipur Expressway (NH-48) Service Lane, IFFCO Chowk, Jharsa Chowk, Sector-31, Narsinghpur, Sohna Road, Basai Chowk, Sohna Chowk, Hanuman Chowk, Atlas Chowk, Artemis Road, Kanhai Chowk, Golf Course Road, Vatika Chowk, Subhash Chowk, Baghtawar Chowk, Atul Kataria Chowk, Kapashera Border, Udyog Vihar, Jokabpura, Sadar Bazar, Mahavir Chowk, Dundahera near Medanta Underpass and Jwala Chakki were the most affected areas.
Warning of heavy rain in these districts of UP
A rain alert has been issued in many districts of Uttar Pradesh. According to the Meteorological Department, there is an alert of heavy rain in the state from Lakhimpur Kheri, Pilibhit, Maharajganj, Kushinagar to Mau, Jaunpur, Prayagraj, Ayodhya and Varanasi. Whereas Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor, Meerut, Baghpat, Noida, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Badaun, Bareilly, Pilibhit, Aligarh, Mathura, Etah, Shahjahanpur, Lakhimpurkheri, Farrukhabad, Agra, Firozabad, Mainpuri, Hardoi, Kannauj, Etawah, Kanpur Dehat, There is a possibility of rain in Jalaun, Kanpur, Unnao, Lucknow, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Rae Bareli, Fatehpur, Banda, Chitrakoot, Kaushambi, Pratapgarh, Prayagraj, Mirzapur, Sonbhadra.
‘Kerala government should take prompt action to prevent disasters’
The Kerala High Court has said that the state government should take “appropriate and prompt action” to prevent disasters during monsoon. The Court itself has initiated the consideration of a PIL for monitoring the flood relief activities in the State. The high court said, “The torrential rains in the state of Kerala cause disasters due to landslides, water logging etc. at many places. Heavy rains result in damage to property of people living in Porambok land, colonies, hills, isolated places, plantation areas.
Heavy rain in Kerala since July 31
Kerala has been receiving heavy rains since July 31 and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert in various districts of the state for several days. The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has said that 21 people lost their lives in Kerala between July 31 and August 6 in various rain-related incidents while five were missing.
Rain became a disaster in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
The Godavari river has a strong current due to heavy rains in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu. There is a strong flow of water in many rivers in Kerala too. The situation is worsening due to rains and floods in districts like Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam of the state. Incessant rain in Karnataka has become a disaster for the people. Many districts have been devastated by the rains in the state since June 1. In the last two months, more than 40 people have lost their lives in the state due to floods.
Cyclonic circulation in these states
The Cyclonic Winds area lies over Jharkhand and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal. The Cyclonic Circulation lies over North Coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining West Central Bay of Bengal. Under its influence, a low pressure area is expected to develop over northwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal on August 7.
27 percent more rain in Maharashtra in June-July
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that despite a sluggish start to the monsoon this year, Maharashtra has received 27 per cent more rainfall than normal in the months of June and July. According to the compiled data, the state received 677.5 mm of rainfall till July 31, which is 27 percent more than the normal, a senior IMD official said. The Southwest Monsoon usually arrives in the state around June 7 but this time it arrived till June 11 with a slow onset. “Till the end of June, the total rainfall data in the state indicated that it had received 30 per cent less rainfall than normal. However, there was a huge increase in intensity and till the end of July, more rains were recorded in the state.
Light rain likely in Jammu and Kashmir
The weather is likely to remain mainly dry with light rain at many places over Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. This was informed by the Meteorological Department on Sunday. The weather remained dry in Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours. “During the next 24 hours, mainly dry weather is likely to prevail over Jammu and Kashmir and light rain is likely at isolated places,” an official of the Meteorological Department said.
Monsoon weakens in Bihar
Monsoon has started weakening in Bihar. Rain has stopped in many cities including the capital Patna. Weather experts say that the Monsoon trough is not passing through the state, due to which the activity of torrential rains will see a decrease for a few days.