Heavy Rain Alert: The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for many areas including Delhi. In its forecast, the Meteorological Department has said that there may be heavy rain on Friday.
Heavy rain likely in these areas including Delhi
Good news has come for the farmers. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD- India Meteorological Department) has predicted rain in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh from August 19 to August 23. The Meteorological Department says that once again the monsoon is going to be active. It may rain heavily for the next few days. In its prediction, the Meteorological Department has said that in the next 10 days, the monsoon can meet the deficit. So far Delhi has received 63.2 mm of rain. Whereas, 247.7 mm of rain usually falls in the month of August.
According to the Meteorological Department, monsoon winds are becoming active once again. Also, it will be cloudy for two to three days. At the same time, humidity will also remain with light rain at some places of the state. The Meteorological Department has predicted more rain than normal in August and September.
Somewhere happiness and sorrow for farmers
The water level of rivers has risen sharply in some parts of Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh. Hundreds of acres of Kharif crops have been submerged by the flood waters. Crops planted in the field have been submerged in many areas. Paddy cultivators had to irrigate their fields with tube wells last week due to lack of rain. But this week rain can prove to be a boon for them.
Indian Meteorological Department issued alert
The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for Uttarakhand, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh on its website. Heavy to very heavy rain may occur in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Pithoragarh and Dehradun.
The India Meteorological Department says that during September 2021, there is a possibility of normal (95 percent to 105 percent of the long period average) rainfall over the entire country. The Long Period Rainfall (LPA) of September period over the country as a whole for the period 1961-2010 is 428.3 mm.
Every year the IMD issues forecasts for the months of August-September of the Southwest Monsoon, which are the last two months of the four-month rainy season.
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