India Monsoon highlights: Rajasthan receives above-average rainfall; orange alert for 8 districts in MP – The Indian Express

India Monsoon Weather Updates Today: Most of the parts of Rajasthan have recorded above-average rainfall in this Monsoon season so far. According to the data of the Meteorological Department, the pre-monsoon and monsoon rainfall in the state has been 53 per cent more than the average. Meanwhile, average rainfall was recorded above normal in 25 out of the 33 districts, according to news agency PTI. Good rains have also been recorded in the Thar desert area, which has brought smiles to the faces of farmers and livestock animal rearers.
The IMD on Sunday issued an orange alert warning of very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in eight districts of central Madhya Pradesh. Some major rivers in the state are in spate due to intermittent rainfall over the last couple of days, prompting the authorities to open sluice gates of some vital dams. The orange alert forecasts very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall, ranging from 115.6 mm or above, at isolated places in Bhopal, Raisen, Rajgarh, Sehore, Vidisha, Guna, Agar Malwa and Shajapur districts.
Meanwhile, three people died and two others were injured in rain-related incidents in Medak and Siddipet districts of Telangana on Sunday, news agency PTI reported. Two people died on the spot and two others were injured in Reddipally village when a compound wall fell on a room where four workers of a factory were sleeping.
Seven persons have been killed so far in the Godavari river floods over the past week in Andhra Pradesh, the State Disaster Management Authority said here on Monday. While five people died in Konaseema district, one each met with a watery grave in Eluru and West Godavari districts, the SDMA said in a status note.
Most of the deaths were due to ‘accidental drowning’ in the swollen waters. The kin of each of the victims was paid an ex-gratia relief of Rs 4 lakh. Meanwhile, the flood flow at Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage at Dowaleswaram rose again to 9.03 lakh cusecs on Monday evening as discharge from upstream Bhadrachalam in neighbouring Telangana swelled due to heavy rains. (PTI)
Sultry weather condition prevailed in many parts of Haryana and Punjab including Chandigarh on Monday, Meteorological Department said here. Humid weather prevailed during the day in Chandigarh, the joint capital of the two states, with the maximum temperature reaching at 35 degrees Celsius, the MeT said.
In Punjab, Amritsar recorded a high of 34.7 degrees Celsius, while Ludhiana and Patiala recorded maximums at 33.9 degrees Celsius and 34.3 degrees Celsius, respectively. Hoshiarpur recorded a high of 35.7 degrees Celsius while Jalandhar’s maximum settled at 34.7 degrees Celsius. Hisar in Haryana registered a high of 34.4 degrees Celsius while Ambala recorded a maximum of 35.6 degrees Celsius. Karnal recorded a high of 34 degrees while Panchkula’s maximum settled at 34.6 degrees Celsius. (PTI)
A five-year-old girl and her younger brother died while five others injured after a house collapsed due to rain in Rajasthan’s Alwar district on Monday, police said. The incident took place at Bhangdoli village of the district. Due to heavy rainfall, the house collapsed, resulting in the death of the two children and injuries to five others, SHO Ramji Lal said.
The dead were identified as Jyoti (5) and her brother Golu (2). He said two of the injured were referred to Jaipur while the bodies were handed over to family members after a post-mortem examination. (PTI)
The water stock in 207 major dams in Gujarat stands at 60 per cent of storage capacity due to good rains so far this season, the state government said on Monday. Of these 207 dams, the Sardar Sarovar dam on the Narmada river, considered the lifeline of Gujarat, currently has 2.11 lakh million cubic feet (mcft) of water, which is 63.32 per cent of its total storage capacity.
The remaining 206 dams have 3.24 lakh mcft water, or 58.13 per cent of storage capacity, a state government release said citing Water Resources department data. It said 35 of the 206 dams are 100 per cent full, 41 are in the 70-100 per cent range, 33 are in the 50-70 per cent range, 41 have water between 25 and 50 percent of capacity and 56 dams have less than 25 per cent storage. (PTI)
Scanty showers continue to worry farmers of Jharkhand as the monsoon rain deficit climbed to 49 per cent on Monday, the highest in the country after UP, a weather official said. Seven states are facing rainfall deficit in the country with UP recording the highest shortfall at 54 per cent. Bihar has a deficit of 45 per cent, just after Jharkhand, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Jharkhand has received well-distributed rainfall over the past couple of days, which helped in bringing down the deficit by 2 per cent since July 22, but is not enough for paddy sowing, as per farmers.
“Jharkhand is among the few states in the country which are facing rainfall deficit. The state’s rainfall distribution is good but the quantity is very poor. Until there is a strong system, the rainfall deficit will not come down,” said Abhishek Anand, the in-charge of Ranchi Meteorological Centre. A deep depression over north Bay of Bengal is required for good rainfall, he said. (PTI)
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Delhiites woke up to a humid Monday with the minimum temperature settling at 26.8 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The relative humidity at 8.30 am was 82 per cent. The maximum temperature is likely to settle at 36 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.
Delhi on Sunday witnessed rains in some parts. According to the India Meteorological Department, the city will witness a generally cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain and thundershowers. On Saturday, the minimum temperature was 25.5 degrees Celsius, two notches below the average, while the maximum temperature settled at 34.9 degrees Celsius. (PTI)
Odisha’s capital Bhubaneswar received heavy rainfall on Monday in some areas. 
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The Southwest monsoon is all set to enter the season’s first break-phase starting July 27. There will be respite for states such as Maharashtra and Gujarat which have suffered due to floods, said IMD. During this phase, rainfall activity will largely be concentrated along the Himalayan foothills. Read more
Intermittent light rain was experienced in Kolkata and its suburbs throughout the day on Sunday, as the MeT Department forecast similar weather on Monday. The eastern metropolis received 10.1 mm of rainfall in 24 hours till 5.30 PM on Sunday, the MeT Department said.
The weatherman forecast cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain on Monday, as drizzles throughout the day on Sunday making the holiday enjoyable after days of hot and humid weather.
The coastal areas in south Bengal and sub-Himalayan region in the north, however, experienced higher quantum of rainfall till 8.30 AM on Sunday. Diamond Harbour in South 24 Parganas district received the highest rainfall in West Bengal at 66.5 mm during this period, while Haldia in Purba Medinipur district got 61 mm rain and the seaside resort town of Digha 16.7 mm, the MeT said. (PTI)
A Maharashtra Congress delegation visited villages in Nagpur area on Saturday and Sunday to assess crop and other losses caused by heavy rains and sought Rs 1 lakh per hectare compensation for farmers and aid for sowing.
The Congress team was headed by former state minister Sunil Kedar and comprised the Nagpur rural unit chief Rajendra Mulak as well as Zilla Parishad and local leaders. They visited villages in Narkhed, Katol, Kalmeshwar, Saoner, Paseoni, Ramtek, Kamptee, Mauda, Kuhi, Bhivapur, Umred and Hingna talukas, a party functionary said.
“Soyabean, cotton, rice, tur, vegetables and fruits have been destroyed. Water has seeped into farms and has damaged Kharif crops severely. Many houses, roads, canals and nullahs have sustained damage due to heavy rains,” Kedar said at a press conference. The administration must begin relief work on war-footing and provide compensation quickly, he said, adding that the delegation would meet the district collector and submit a report on their visit. (PTI)
Most of the parts of Rajasthan have recorded above-average rainfall in this Monsoon season so far.
According to the data of the Meteorological Department, the pre-monsoon and monsoon rainfall in the state so far has been 53 per cent more than the average. Meanwhile, average rainfall was recorded above normal in 25 out of the 33 districts.
Good rains have also been recorded in the Thar desert area, which has brought smiles to the faces of farmers and livestock animal rearers.
The North West Monsoon has covered the entire state. –PTI
Three people died and two others were injured in rain-related incidents in Medak and Siddipet districts of Telangana on Sunday, police said. According to Chegunta Sub Inspector of Police Prakash Goud, two people died on the spot and two others were injured in Reddipally village when a compound wall fell on a room where four workers of a factory were sleeping.
The deceased were natives of Bihar and identified as Ranbek (55) and Vir Yadav (48). In another incident, a youth lost control of his motorbike amid heavy rains and hit a road divider in Narsingi village of Medak district. (PTI)
It was a warm Sunday morning in the city with the minimum temperature settling at 27.1 degrees Celsius, the weather office said. The relative humidity at 8:30 am was 79 per cent, they said.
According to the India Meteorological Department, the city will witness a generally cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain and thundershowers. The maximum temperature is likely to settle at 35 degrees Celsius. (PTI)
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall in parts of Gujarat, Telangana and Tamil Nadu today. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao Saturday asked officials to be prepared to take up rescue and relief measures in view of forecast of rainfall in the state in the next few days. Rao, who held a meeting with ministers and officials on the rain situation in the state, said Telangana has been witnessing rains during the last couple of weeks.
Heavy rains are likely to continue in the interior districts of Tamil Nadu till July 27, the regional meteorological centre (RMC) said. It has issued a warning to 23 districts for today. “Heavy rain is likely in Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Theni, Dindigul, Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tirupattur, Salem, Kallakurichi, Karur, Namakkal, Tiruchirapalli, Perambalur, Madurai, Sivaganga, Virudhunagar, Thenkasi, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, and Kanniyakumari districts,” a bulletin said.
Authorities in several parts of Chhattisgarh, including Raipur, were on Saturday asked to stay alert for flood-like situations due to heavy rains since the previous day. Bijapur in south Bastar is worst-affected with several smalls rivers and rivulets flooded, leading to disruption in normal life for people, an official said, PTI reported. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has asked district collectors, superintendents of police and urban bodies to be on alert in view of cyclonic rains in the state, an official statement said. (PTI)
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