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Monsoon Updates: Uddhav Thackeray visits flood-hit Sangli

By Anuj Cariappa
Google Oneindia News

New Delhi, Aug 02: Delhi is likely to witness heavy rains on Monday, the India Meteorological Department said. The city registered 13 mm rain in the last 24 hours and the minimum temperature was recorded at 26.1 degrees Celsius, it said. The relative humidity recorded at 8.30 am was 90 per cent.

The city's maximum temperature on Monday is expected to hover around 29 degrees Celsius.

Monsoon Updates LIVE: Heavy rains expected in Delhi

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7:50 PM, 2 Aug
Indian Air Force undertook missions in the flood-affected areas of Dhanyaghari GP of Khanakul 2 block, in West Bengal. IAF helicopters rescued 31 people from rooftops & brought them to safety to Arambaug. The helicopters also dropped emergency food supplies in the affected areas.
7:00 PM, 2 Aug
People in parts of WB struggle to stay afloat as water discharge from DVC dams flood villages
6:32 PM, 2 Aug
As per the survey done by the state revenue department, 18,000 families belong to Mahad and 751 to Poladpur, while 562 farmers have also incurred losses due to flooding.
6:12 PM, 2 Aug
A total of 18,751 families in Mahad and Poladpur talukas in Raigad district were affected by flooding and other rain-related incidents on July 22 and 23, a district official said on Monday.
5:46 PM, 2 Aug
The water level was recorded at 204.87 metres at the Old Railway Bridge at 3 pm. It was 205.30 metres at 8 pm on Sunday, according to the flood control room.
5:34 PM, 2 Aug
The administration has been keeping a close watch on the situation as more rains are expected in the region in the next three to four days.
5:18 PM, 2 Aug
The water level in the Yamuna in Delhi receded slightly on Monday but was still above the warning mark of 204.5 metres, as widespread rains continued in the upper catchment areas of the river, officials said.
4:36 PM, 2 Aug
Rainfall in August, September likely to be on higher side of normal, predicts IMD
Rainfall during August and September, the second half of the four-month rainfall season, is likely to be on the higher side of normal, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.
3:23 PM, 2 Aug
Uddhav Thackeray visits flood-hit Sangli
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visited flood-hit Sangli district. "Can't lie about relief package but will provide all possible help. I want to assure no one will be left helpless," he said.
2:52 PM, 2 Aug
The IMD defines average, or normal, rainfall as between 96% and 104% of a 50-year average of 88 cms (34 inches) for the four-month season beginning in June.
2:49 PM, 2 Aug
"As per most parameters, we expect monsoon rains to be normal in August and September this year," Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director General of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), told a news conference.
1:51 PM, 2 Aug
Rain lashes parts of Delhi
Rain lashes parts of the national capital; visuals from Janpath
1:31 PM, 2 Aug
The Southwest Monsoon arrived over Kerala on June 3, two days after its normal schedule. But it very rapidly covered the east, west, south and parts of north India by June 19. But after that it entered into a phase that witnessed a spell of no rainfall activity. It started reviving from July 8.
12:34 PM, 2 Aug
Army rescues 20 people in Hooghly district
Army conducted rescued 20 people in Hooghly district's Arangbagh area after water from overflowing Tarkeshwar river entered houses in the area
12:18 PM, 2 Aug
Rainfall to be normal in August
Rainfall to be normal in August, says IMD in its forecast.
12:06 PM, 2 Aug
Madhya Pradesh's Sheopur flooded
Madhya Pradesh: Sheopur district's Vijaypur area flooded due to overflowing Parvati river and heavy rain.
11:27 AM, 2 Aug
Parts of Punjab, Haryana witness rainfall
Some parts of Haryana and Punjab witnessed rainfall on Sunday, the MeT Department said. Hisar, Karnal and Rohtak in Haryana, and Patiala in Punjab received 22 mm, 32 mm, 0.4 mm and 7 mm rain, respectively.
11:20 AM, 2 Aug
Delhi’s air quality was in the ‘satisfactory’ category on Monday morning. Data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) showed the hourly air quality index (AQI) at 9 am was 74.
11:20 AM, 2 Aug
The India Meteorological Department on Sunday issued a 'red alert' for 10 districts in Madhya Pradesh, forecasting very heavy to extremely heavy rains over the next 24 hours.

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