Weather Forecast: The India Metrological Department (IMD) has said in its latest bulletin that the process of withdrawal of southwest monsoon will start in the next two days. IMD said that conditions are becoming favorable for withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon from some parts of Northwest India and Kutch during the next two days.
According to the Meteorological Department, India has received 7 percent more rain so far. However, eight states including Uttar Pradesh and Bihar received deficient rainfall, which may reduce agricultural production this kharif season.
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.
Rain likely in Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand
The minimum temperature in the national capital Delhi was recorded at 24.6 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. Meteorologists have predicted cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle during the next 24 hours. The city received 6.5 mm of rain from 8.30 am on Monday to 8.30 am on Tuesday.
Apart from this, according to the Meteorological Department, during the next 24 hours from September 20, heavy rain may occur in the western (Palamu division) and central part (capital and surrounding) of Jharkhand. Light to moderate rain is likely in some areas.
Monsoon is active in Bihar for the last few days. It has also been raining in many parts of the state for a few days in a row. IMD has issued a thunderstorm alert with rain in many districts of Bihar for the next few days.
Monsoon departs from many areas of Rajasthan
Southwest Monsoon has departed from many parts of Rajasthan. However, light to heavy rain is expected in some areas of the state in the coming days. The Meteorological Department said on Tuesday that monsoon has departed from some parts of Jodhpur and Bikaner divisions.
According to him, however, another low pressure area remains over the Bay of Bengal and Odisha coast, which is very likely to move in a west-northwest direction towards Odisha and North Chhattisgarh in the next 48 hours.
Rain warning in these districts
The department says that under its influence, there is a strong possibility of light to moderate rain with thunder and thunder in some parts of Bharatpur, Jaipur, Kota and Udaipur divisions of East Rajasthan for the next 4-5 days. According to him, there is a possibility of heavy rain at one or two places in the districts of Bharatpur and Kota divisions on September 22-23.
According to the department, there is a possibility of light rain at isolated places in Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, East Bikaner, Nagaur and Churu districts of West Rajasthan on September 22-23-24. According to IMD, light to moderate rain occurred in many parts of the state in the last 24 hours. During this, maximum 18 mm of rain was recorded in Bauli in Sawai Madhopur and 6.3 mm in the state capital Jaipur.