From the nationwide capital to Tamil Nadu and Telangana — a number of components of the nation witnessed heavy showers on Saturday. These climate situations are more likely to persist over the following few days, as per the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) newest predictions.
Delhi, specifically, is experiencing a extremely uncommon monsoon season this yr, which has yielded a document 1,100 mm of rainfall thus far, the best in 46 years.
Between 5.30 am and eight.30 am on Saturday, the Safdarjung climate station recorded 81.three mm, whereas the Palam observatory noticed 98 mm of rainfall. Between 8.30 am on Friday and eight.30 am on Saturday, Safdarjung logged a complete of 94.7 mm, whereas Palam registered the best quantity at 103.three mm of rainfall. The Ridge recorded 67.6 mm in the identical 24-hour interval, and Lodi Road noticed 64 mm.
Delhi rains: Heavy showers go away a number of roads waterlogged
With heavy rains lashing the nationwide capital on Saturday morning, roads throughout Delhi have been left waterlogged. The forecourt of the Delhi airport, too, was briefly flooded.
The Delhi airport stated on Twitter there was waterlogging on the forecourt for a brief interval. “Our team was immediately aligned to look into it and the issue has been resolved.”
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Several stretches in Moti Bagh, R Ok Param, Som Vihar, Ring Road near IP Station, Vikas Marg, Sangam Vihar, Mehrauli-Badarpur Road, Pul Prahladpur Underpass, and Munirka additionally witnessed waterlogging.
The IMD has predicted an overcast sky with reasonable rain and thunder showers via the day. There can be chance of heavy rain at remoted locations throughout town later within the day whereas the utmost temperature within the nationwide capital is more likely to settle round 31 levels Celsius.
Other components of northern India, together with Uttarakhand and components of Punjab are more likely to obtain remoted bouts of heavy showers between right now and tomorrow.
Five gates of Bhatsa dam in Maha’s Thane opened after heavy rains
Meanwhile in Maharashtra, 5 gates of the reservoir within the catchment space of Bhatsa dam in Thane district have been opened on Saturday morning to discharge water following persistent heavy showers.
“The water level at the dam reached 141.70 metres around 9 am today. As the catchment area has been receiving heavy rains, five of its gates were opened,” an irrigation division official from Bhatsa Nagar workplace instructed information company PTI.
The remainder of the west coast, together with coastal Karnataka, Konkan and Goa, is more likely to witness heavy showers over the following two days, the IMD stated. Isolated extraordinarily heavy showers are predicted over components of Konkan and Goa throughout the identical interval.
Isolated heavy to very heavy falls are additionally probably over Gujarat between September 13-14.
Heavy falls probably over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka this week
According to the IMD’s newest climate bulletin, pretty widespread rainfall is more likely to proceed over Peninsular India over the following 5 days. While remoted heavy showers are anticipated in Coastal Andhra Pradesh and coastal Karnataka throughout the subsequent 5 days, Kerala and South Interior Karnataka are predicted to obtain heavy rainfall over the following three days.