Weather Update Today: Incessant rains in many states of the country have worsened the situation. Cloudburst in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal on Thursday caused a lot of damage. The Meteorological Department has forecast that the rains will not stop for 4-5 days in Maharashtra. At the same time, light rain is expected in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Bihar. Orange alert has been issued in Uttarakhand due to heavy rains.
The depression over northeast Arabian Sea lay centered at 1130 hours IST of today, about 310 km west-southwest of Naliya (Gujarat), 400 km west-northwest of— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) August 12, 2022
Porbandar (Gujarat). To move slowly west-northwestwards away from Indian coast during next 24 hours. pic.twitter.com/kEVhSFHtJ3
At the same time, heavy rain is expected in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, Gujarat, Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and Telangana. According to Skymet Weather, the Monsoon Trough (Low-Pressure Area) will move towards the northern parts for some time and light to moderate rain may occur over Delhi and other areas from Saturday. During this time only minor relief is expected. The low pressure area is likely to move northwestwards across Uttar Pradesh. With this, a new round of rain can start in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
According to Skymet Weather, there is a possibility of heavy rain with light to moderate rain at a few places over Madhya Pradesh, Southeast Rajasthan, Saurashtra and Kutch and Konkan and Goa on Friday. Light to moderate rain at one or two places with heavy rain at one or two places may occur over Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rains in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and Telangana. Also, in view of heavy rains in Uttarakhand, Orange Alert has been issued by the department.
Light to moderate rain is possible over Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, parts of Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, East Uttar Pradesh, remaining parts of Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Coastal Karnataka, West Rajasthan, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Light rain is possible over Uttarakhand, Ladakh, rest of Northeast India, parts of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Kerala, Lakshadweep and Coastal Andhra Pradesh.