Weather Update: Heavy rains have caused a flood-like situation in many states across the country. Meteorologists in many states have issued a warning for the next 24 hours. The Meteorological Department reports that two weather systems are active in some parts of central India, causing heavy rain. One system is active in the Bay of Bengal, and the other is active in Gujarat's central region, causing the monsoon to be fully active in the state.
According to Skymet Weather, there is a chance of light rain in the next 24 hours. Simultaneously, the weather pattern will change over the next 24 hours. Heavy rain is possible on the 19th and 20th of July.
Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department predicts that the sky over Delhi-NCR will remain cloudy throughout the day beginning Monday morning, with the possibility of light rain in some areas. The minimum temperature in Delhi-NCR is expected to be around 25 degrees, with a maximum temperature of around 36 degrees.
The Depression over Northeast Arabian Sea weakened into a Well Marked Low Pressure Area at 0530 hours IST of today the 18th July, 2022 over central parts of north Arabian Sea. To weaken gradually into a Low Pressure Area and move towards Oman during next 24 hours. pic.twitter.com/l8MVhgWfp0— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) July 18, 2022
At the same time, the people of Delhi-NCR, who had been suffering from the oppressive heat, were relieved by intermittent rain on Saturday and Saturday. While the rain on Saturday provided relief from the heat, it also caused problems for motorists due to water stagnation on the roadside in many places. There was also the issue of traffic congestion.
According to Skymet Weather meteorologists, the Western Disturbance is in the form of a cyclonic circulation over North Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan. An offshore trough runs from the Gujarat coast to the Maharashtra coast. In the next 24 hours, there is a chance of light rain. Heavy rain is possible until July 19 and 20.
Due to rain and strong winds, the AQI in Noida and Greater Noida has improved. On Saturday, the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Noida and Greater Noida remained satisfactory. According to data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Noida's AQI was 93 and Greater Noida's was 61. After the rain, the sky was clear. The minimum visibility was over 500 metres. According to pollution experts, there will be more rain. It will have an impact on the AQI.