- Heavy rain expected in next 4 days in North and Central India
- Meteorological Department issued ‘Red Alert’ of heavy rain in many areas
- Heavy rain expected in western UP areas on Sunday and Monday
- ‘Yellow’ alert issued for Sunday and ‘Orange’ alert for Monday
In some areas of North India and Central India, the day of Sunday and Monday can bring heavy rain. Heavy rains in the eastern part of Rajasthan on Saturday flooded roads and washed away railway tracks in Jodhpur division. Neighboring states have also received light and moderate rains. Parts of North and Central India are expected to receive heavy rains in the next four days (Weather Forecast today). The Meteorological Department has issued a ‘red alert’ for parts of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
There is a possibility of rain in West Uttar Pradesh on Sunday and Monday while very heavy rain may occur at some places. On Saturday itself, a portion of the road under the IIT-Delhi flyover collapsed due to heavy rains in the past few days, affecting traffic in the area on Saturday. However, there is relief news for Delhi that the water level of Yamuna reached below the danger mark of 205.33 on Saturday morning. A day earlier in Delhi, the administration had issued an alert for floods.
Yellow Alert for Sunday and Orange Alert for Monday
The Meteorological Department has currently issued ‘Yellow’ alert for Sunday and ‘Orange’ alert for Monday. With Monsoon becoming active in Uttar Pradesh, light to moderate rain and thundershowers occurred at many places over East Uttar Pradesh and at most places in West Uttar Pradesh. According to the Meteorological Department, rain was recorded in Chitrakoot, Etawah, Etah, Auraiya, Firozabad, Sonbhadra, Agra and Lalitpur districts. The maximum temperature in Punjab and Haryana was recorded around normal. At the same time, it rained at some places in both the states. Chandigarh, the joint capital of both the states, recorded a maximum temperature of 35 degrees Celsius or more rain.
Jaipur-Jodhpur railway track washed away in rain
According to the Meteorological Department in Rajasthan, the Jaipur-Jodhpur railway track was washed away due to continuous water flow between Gudha and Gaonidi Marwar Junction in Nagaur district on Saturday, affecting the movement of trains for a few hours. A North Western Railway spokesperson said the track was restored after a few hours. According to the Meteorological Department, heavy to very heavy rains were recorded at isolated places in Nagaur, Baran, Jaipur, Sawaimodhapur, Karauli, Sikar, Alwar, Jhunjhunu and Churu districts during the last 24 hours.
304 mm of rain was recorded in Shahabad, Rajasthan
The highest rainfall in East Rajasthan was recorded at 304 mm in Shahbad in Baran and 158 mm in Didwana, Nagaur in western Rajasthan. According to the department, maximum rainfall of 304 mm was recorded in Baran, Niwai of Tonk 192 mm during the last 24 hours. During this, heavy rains were recorded in many parts of Jaipur district. The Meteorological Department has issued a red alert of heavy to very heavy (more than 115.6 mm) rain at one or two places in Baran, Jhalawar districts on Saturday. The department has issued orange alert for one or two places in Jaipur, Ajmer, Tonk, Sawai Madhopur, Bhilwara, Bundi, Kota and Baran districts.
Heavy rain expected in Rajasthan for next three days
IMD said that during July 31 to August 4, heavy rain is expected at some places over eastern part of Rajasthan and western part of Madhya Pradesh, while rain will intensify during July 31 to August 3. Very heavy to very heavy rain is likely at isolated places over eastern part of Rajasthan and western part of Madhya Pradesh between July 31-August 2. The IMD has issued a ‘Red Alert’ for parts of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. At the same time, between August 1 to 2, there may be very heavy rain at isolated places with rain in western Uttar Pradesh. The IMD said that there will be heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir on July 31, Punjab on August 1, Himachal Pradesh till August 2 and Uttarakhand and Haryana till August 4.
Red and Orange alert for 22 districts of Madhya Pradesh
Orange and red alert have been issued for heavy to very heavy rains for 22 districts of Madhya Pradesh. Senior meteorologist PK Saha of IMD’s Bhopal office said on Saturday that alerts have been issued till Sunday morning. He said that a red alert has been issued for very heavy rain at isolated places in Satna, Guna, Sheopur, Chhatarpur and Tikamgarh districts while 17 districts of the state are Shahdol, Umaria, Anuppur, Rewa, Sidhi, Singrauli, Panna, An orange alert for heavy rainfall has been issued for Damoh, Sagar, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Ashok Nagar, Shivpuri, Gwalior, Datia, Bhind and Morena.
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