New Delhi: The Southwest Monsoon advanced in the most parts of country and the conditions are favourable to cover entire country in the next two days as per The India Meteorological Department (IMD).
“Conditions are favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and reaming parts of Jammu and Kashmiri during next 2 days” it said.
“The Southwest Monsoon will today cover the remaining parts of Maharashtra including Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi” said the weather agency.
“It will also cover some parts of Gujarat, some more parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, today (June 25)” added IMD.
“Southwest monsoon is active now. Monsoon has also arrived in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and parts of Haryana, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Jammu. It will move forward in the next 2 days and will cover other parts also” Dr Mrityunjay Mohapatra, DG, IMD.
As the Monsoon arrived in Delhi, the heavy rainfall accompanied by lightning lashed several parts of the national capital Delhi and its adjoining areas in the early hours of Sunday.
“Five cm maximum rainfall recorded in Delhi, rain will continue for the next 2 days” it said. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more rainfall on the national capital and the adjoining regions of NCR.
“Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over East Central and parts of Northwest India including the national capital, during the next five days”, it said.
“Maximum rainfall of 18 cm was recorded in Mumbai region and even today there may be heavy to very heavy rainfall. Monsoon is active in Central India” it said.
The weather agency said there will be no heatwave during the next five days in the country. “The maximum temperature will be reduced by four to six degree Celsius is very likely over northwest India during the next five days” it said.