Weather forecast today: IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Delhi-NCR, UP, Punjab, Haryana, Bihar in next 24 hours

The weather department said that a cluster of convective clouds are approaching towards Delhi from west and northwestwards direction.

FP Trending July 20, 2020 15:28:45 IST
Weather forecast today: IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Delhi-NCR, UP, Punjab, Haryana, Bihar in next 24 hours

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rain in most parts of Delhi-NCR, Punjab, Haryana, Bihar, Western Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand between 20 and 21 July. The weather department said that a cluster of convective clouds are approaching towards Delhi from west and northwestwards direction.

According to Times Now, IMD has said that Ladakh and Chandigarh will also witness showers for the next three days. Southeastern parts of Haryana, Punjab and most of Rajasthan, however, are likely to remain dry. Heavy to moderate rains are likely over southwestern and southern Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Marathwada, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, Northeastern Bihar in the next 24 hours.

According to reports, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi are predicted to witness widespread thunderstorms and rain at most places with heavy to very heavy showers at isolated places till Wednesday. The report quoted IMD saying that the monsoon trough is lying along the foothills of the Himalayas and the convergence of moist southerly winds from the Bay of Bengal will continue to bring heavy rains in the eastern parts of the country.

Skymet reported that Delhi is expected to receive on and off rain and thundershowers, at least, till 21 July. The temperatures in the National Capital and adjoining areas are expected to remain below normal. It will remain cloudy over Delhi and nearby areas while moderate breeze will continue.

Bihar will receive moderate rains with few heavy spell to continue until 22 July, thereafter, the intensity of rain may decrease but another heavy spell is anticipated around 26 and 27 July, Skymet further reported. The report added that there will not be much improvement from flood situation in the state till the end of July.

On Sunday, Delhi received its first spell of heavy rains. Several low-lying areas in the national capital were water-logged. The IMD said the Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative figures for the city, recorded 74.8 mm rainfall till 8:30 am. Rainfall below 15 mm is considered light, between 15 mm and 64.5 mm moderate, and above 64.5 mm heavy, according to the IMD.

Updated Date:

also read

Weather Forecast: Rain alert for 2 days in these states including UP, Bihar, Delhi
India

Weather Forecast: Rain alert for 2 days in these states including UP, Bihar, Delhi

According to the latest forecast of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon is likely to be delayed due to the Cyclone Circulation over the Bay of Bengal due to Cyclone Noru. Therefore, Monsoon 2022 will continue to cause rainfall in many parts of the country

Weather Alert: Monsoon 2022 will cause havoc in these states today, know IMD forecast
India

Weather Alert: Monsoon 2022 will cause havoc in these states today, know IMD forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Delhi recorded 19 per cent less rainfall in the capital during the Monsoon 2022 season. Low rainfall of 19 percent or more is considered 'normal'

Weather Forecast: These states will have monsoon rain today, know IMD  alert
India

Weather Forecast: These states will have monsoon rain today, know IMD alert

There is a possibility of monsoon rain in many areas of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Assam, Uttarakhand, Meghalaya, Andaman and Nicobar today