IMD withdraws heavy rain alert for Mumbai; Light rains make a comeback in B'luru
New Delhi, July 04: The Indian Metrological Department on Wednesday said that the monsoon rains will reach Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi in next 48 hours. Let us have a look at the weather forecast for Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai and Uttarakhand.
The cyber city of India, Bengaluru witnessed light showers on Thursday. In fact, there were a few occasions during the past week, when the city ended up recording indeed some good Monsoon showers that resulted in pleasant weather conditions. The weatherman has predicted light rains in Bangalore today, most likely by evening. According to IMD's weather forecast, "Surface winds very likely to be strong and gusty at times. Maximum and Minimum temperatures very likely to be around 31 and 21 degree Celsius respectively."
Delhi has been reeling under heat wave conditions from the past few days and people of the capital are facing the brunt of this sultry weather. however, a cloud cover across Delhi and the NCR since Wednesday morning brought down the temperature at least two degrees Celsius lower compared to Tuesday. As per Skymet weather, Monsoon arrival is preceded by pre-Monsoon activities and the Delhiites can get to see light rains between July 3 to July 5. Monsoon normally hits Delhi by June 29. This year, its onset has been delayed by a week.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had lowered its warning of heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai and its suburbs for July 5. The weather officials have now predicted moderate rainfall in the region from July 4 to July 5. Notably, India's financial capital limped back to normalcy on Wednesday morning with public transport resuming services after torrential rains, that lashed the city since Sunday, subsided. Mumbai received the highest rainfall in a decade on Monday with 550 mm average rainfall throwing the city, its roads, train and air services out of gear. As per Skymet weather, Intermittent moderate rain and shower with strong gusty winds will continue over Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban, Palghar and Thane during next 4-5 hours.
Uttarakhand is likely to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places during the next 4-5 days due to the convergence of easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.