Monsoon to trigger heavy rains in many states, flash floods likely in Madhya Pradesh
New Delhi, July 05: The southwest monsoon advanced into north and northwest and the central parts of India as light to moderate showers occurred in several states and the national capital bringing relief from the heat and sultry weather conditions.
The monsoon is currently passing through Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Himachal Pradesh, the IMD said in a statement. Let us have a look at the weather forecast for Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh on July 05.
As per Skymet weather, during the next 24 hours, light to moderate rain with few heavy spells can be seen over parts of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand East Rajasthan, East Gujarat, Konkan and Goa, West Madhya Pradesh, parts of Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, North Telangana, North Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Coastal Karnataka, and North Kerala and Assam. However, Bengaluru experienced cloudy weather with isolated showers on Friday because of a cyclonic circulation induced by a trough over southern India.
As forecast by our Meteorologists, Monsoon 2019 finally arrived in Delhi today, almost a week late from its normal onset date of June 29. As per Skymet weather, after a gap of almost fifteen days, Delhi received its first spell of rain on July 4, which is likely to continue for another 24 hours. The prolonged dry spell which was just preceded by these showers was very uneasy as the day temperatures recorded above normal.
The month of July started with a bang for the city of Mumbai. In the initial two days only, heavy Mumbai rains were able to cover half of its monthly rainfall target of 841 mm. As per Skymet weather, In the wake of these systems, light to moderate intermittent rains will occur over Konkan and Goa including Mumbai during the next three to four days. Mumbai rains will occur with light to moderate intensity only.
Vigorous Monsoon has given heavy to very heavy rains in many parts, during the last 24 hours. The highest amount of rainfall has been recorded in Damoh at 184 mm. Good rains of 87 mm were also recorded in Sagar, while Ratlam observed 83 mm of rainfall. Guna, Datia, Pachmari, and Betul also reported very heavy rains. More heavy shower is forecast for the state with a warning of flash flood as well.