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Monsoon Updates: Cloudy sky, light rain likely in Delhi

By Anuj Cariappa
Google Oneindia News

New Delhi, Aug 03: The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rain over parts of central and northwest India for the next 3-4 days. Isolated extremely heavy rain (over 20cm) is also likely over west Madhya Pradesh on August 3. Widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls is very likely to continue over East Rajasthan till August 6.

Monsoon Updates: Heavy rain to continue over central, NW India till Aug 6

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9:39 PM, 3 Aug
In the first incident on Monday night, two children drowned in a drain after their car was swept away in strong water currents in Sawaimadhopur district.
9:21 PM, 3 Aug
Three children died after two vehicles were swept away in strong water currents following rains in Rajasthan's Sawaimadhopur and Tonk, police said on Tuesday.
8:44 PM, 3 Aug
At least 14 people died due to wall collapse or electrocution and nearly 2.5 lakh got displaced in six districts of West Bengal, where water released from the Damodar Valley Corporation dams (DVC) and heavy rain late last week have inundated streets and hamlets.
8:37 PM, 3 Aug
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to conduct an aerial survey of two of the six flood-affected districts of the state on Wednesday to take stock of the situation, a source in the state secretariat said.
8:17 PM, 3 Aug
A stretch of Gangotri national highway caved in on Tuesday following a landslide triggered by heavy rains disrupting vehicular traffic along the route.
7:36 PM, 3 Aug
Heavy rains left roads submerged with water entering shops and houses in several parts of Tonk, Rajasthan.
7:09 PM, 3 Aug
The Public Works Department (PWD) in Delhi will carry out complete overhaul of major city roads after the monsoon season gets over, officials said on Tuesday.
6:28 PM, 3 Aug
Shahabad block received 246 mm of rainfall in the 24 hours ending at 7 am on Tuesday and a further 60 mm of rain was recorded till 11 am, inundating several colonies in the low-lying areas, Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Rahul Malhotra said.
5:52 PM, 3 Aug
A flood-like situation was seen in the district's worst-hit Shahabad and Kishanganj blocks.
5:14 PM, 3 Aug
Residential areas were inundated, houses collapsed and hundreds of people were evacuated from several villages in low-lying areas in Rajasthan's Baran as heavy rains lashed the district for the second consecutive day on Tuesday.
4:48 PM, 3 Aug
Chouhan said rescue operations by Air Force will commence once weather improves.
4:27 PM, 3 Aug
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday said around 1,171 villages in Shivpuri, Sheopur, Datia, Gwalior, Bhind and Rewa areas have been affected due to heavy rain and floods.
4:05 PM, 3 Aug
Incessant rains have disrupted the traffic on the Guna-Gwalior rail section. Railway engineers are conducting restoration work: Divisional Railway Manager, Bhopal Division, West Central Railway.
4:01 PM, 3 Aug
Rajasthan: Dholpur admin vacates Jhiri village after rise in level of river Chambal. "Water level is 8 metres above danger mark and is expected to rise more. 2 gates of Parvati dam are open, more will be open if needed. Admin taking measure and vacating village," says Executive Engineer
4:00 PM, 3 Aug
"A total of 1,171 villages were affected in the Gwalior-Chambal region due to excessive rainfall, especially Shivpuri and Sheopur, where an unprecedented 800 mm rainfall resulted in flooding," Chouhan said.
2:38 PM, 3 Aug
MP CM speaks to PM Modi
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a detailed discussion over telephone, with PM Narendra Modi over the situation of flood in parts of the state. The CM also informed the PM about the ongoing rescue operations. PM assured him of all possible help.
1:57 PM, 3 Aug
14 dead, 2.5 lakh displaced as heavy rain, water discharged from dams flood Bengal
At least 14 people died due to wall collapse or electrocution and nearly 2.5 lakh got displaced in six districts of West Bengal, where discharge of water from Damodar Valley Corporation dams, followed by heavy rain, has inundated streets and homes
1:32 PM, 3 Aug
1,600 people rescued in MP
DRF and SDRF teams have rescued 1,600 people till date, along with 11 by Air Force. 70 SDRF teams are engaged in rescue operations. We have requested for more teams. 200 villages have been surrounded. Our ministers are in contact. I want to reassure people stuck in floods: MP CM
1:32 PM, 3 Aug
Due to heavy rain and floods, around 1,171 villages in Shivpuri, Sheopur, Datia, Gwalior, Bhind and Rewa areas have been affected. 800 mm of downpour received in 2 days. Rescue operations by Air Force will commence once weather gets better: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
12:57 PM, 3 Aug
Light rain likely today in Delhi
Delhi is likely to see cloudy sky with light rain on Tuesday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast.
11:52 AM, 3 Aug
Water level of Ganga River rises
Bihar: Water level of Ganga River rises above danger level in Patna due to heavy rain. Several Ghats submerged. "There is fear that the rising level of Ganga and other rivers might pose a threat to Patna. It will be very difficult to control the situation," says a local.
11:37 AM, 3 Aug
Around 625 people are trapped. 1 person died in Morena after being struck by lightning, along with 2 others in Shivpuri and 1 in Bhind. Shivpuri, Sheopur, Newari, Guna & Ashoknagar are expected to receive heavy rain for next 24 hours: Narottam Mishra
11:17 AM, 3 Aug
Flood situation in MP
Due to heavy rain & floods, the situation in Gwalior, Chambal, Shivpuri and Sheopur areas is serious. 5 helicopters were deployed y'day that are unable to fly due to bad weather. Officials are present on site & are analysing situation: MP Home Minister Narottam Mishra
10:39 AM, 3 Aug
Isolated heavy falls are also in the forecast over Haryana during the next three days, and Himachal Pradesh during August 4-5.
10:36 AM, 3 Aug
The current spell of scattered to fairly widespread rainfall activity will continue over the remaining parts of North India, with isolated heavy falls very likely over Uttarakhand and West Uttar Pradesh during the next five days.
10:10 AM, 3 Aug
At least seven people have died and nearly 2.5 lakh have been displaced from their homes in six flood-hit districts of West Bengal.
10:09 AM, 3 Aug
In August, rain is expected to be “normal to below normal over parts of northwest and central India”.
10:09 AM, 3 Aug
Rainfall during the second half of the June-September monsoon season is expected to be on the higher side of normal.

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