- Heavy rain warning in Odisha due to low pressure area
- The process of withdrawal of Monsoon will start in the next two days.
IMD Weather Update : Rain continues in many states of the country. It is raining in many states including Delhi-NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand. Meanwhile, heavy rains are expected over Odisha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh till September 21 and Vidarbha and East Madhya Pradesh between September 20 and 22. The Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rain in Odisha in the next three days due to the low pressure area.
Heavy rain in Telangana, Jharkhand, East Madhya Pradesh
On the other hand, heavy rain has also been predicted in Telangana, Jharkhand, East Madhya Pradesh. Moderate rain is expected over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of dry weather in West Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi during the next 5 days.
The process of withdrawal of Monsoon will start in the next two days.
The Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the process of withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon will start in the next two days. “Conditions are becoming favorable for withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon from some parts of Northwest India and Kutch during the next two days,” the IMD said. According to the department, India had received seven per cent excess rainfall, but eight states, including Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, received less rainfall, which may reduce agricultural production this kharif season.
Less rain in Jharkhand, Delhi, Punjab
Jharkhand, Delhi, Punjab, Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur are the other states which have recorded deficient rainfall. The southwest monsoon season starts from 1 June and continues till 30 September. India received 872.7 mm of rain between June 1 and September 19, which is 7 percent more than the normal rainfall of 817.2 mm during the period.
11 killed in lightning and storm in Bihar
On Monday, 11 people died due to lightning and thunderstorm in different parts of Bihar. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to the family members of each of the victims. Four people each died in Purnia and Araria and three in Supaul due to thunderstorm and lightning, he said in a statement. “My deepest condolences to the affected families,” he said. An ex-gratia amount of Rs.4 lakh each will be given to the next of kin of all the deceased immediately. The Chief Minister also appealed to the people to remain alert in bad weather and follow the suggestions issued by the Disaster Management Department to avoid accidents.