26 Jun 2023

Heavy to very heavy rain likely in 25 states including MP; orange alert issued for Mumbai; cloudburst, landslides hit Himachal

Heavy to very heavy rain is expected in 23 states of the country for the next 3 days. These include Jharkhand, Himachal, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Konkan and Goa, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Odisha, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, Eastern Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala. 

According to IMD, very heavy rains with isolated extremely heavy falls may drench East Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Heavy to very heavy downpours may pelt Odisha, East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and Vidarbha.

Monsoon reached Delhi, Maharashtra simultaneously 

Monsoon reached Delhi and Maharashtra simultaneously after 62 years. Today the monsoon will completely cover both the states. Orange alert has been issued in Mumbai. 

According to the Meteorological Department, after 62 years, monsoon has reached both the places simultaneously. Earlier on June 21, 1961, monsoon had entered both the places on the same day.

JJ flyover flooded in Mumbai after it rained since yesterday. Today Yellow alert has been issued for some parts of the city and Orange alert for some.

Mumbai has recorded 176 mm and Colaba 86 mm, Dahanu recorded 65 mm of rain. Showers with a few heavy spells will continue over Mumbai and adjoining areas during the next 4 to 5 days.

There will be a significant relief from sultry weather conditions. Temperatures will subside leading to pleasant weather conditions. However, severe waterlogging is expected in low-lying areas due to these heavy rains which will be difficult for the residents.

Cloudburst, landslides hit HP

Cloudburst caused huge destruction in Himachal's Solan. Several vehicles were washed away due to floods in Mandi and Kullu.

Heavy rain has lashed several districts of Himachal Pradesh including Mandi this week, causing hardship to both locals and tourists. A flash flood-like situation has occurred in state's Mandi district. Over 200 people were stranded near Baggi Bridge on Mandi Prashar Road. Several vehicles were washed away due to a flash flood in a rivulet at Janjheli in Mandi district.

A cloudburst resulting in torrential rainfall and flood affected the roads severely in the region. Landslides have occurred at many places between Charmile to Satmile on Pandoh-Mandi national highway in the state. Mandi-Kullu road via Katola is also shut down due to heavy landslides near Kamand. A flash flood in Khoti Nala near Aut has blocked Mandi-Kullu National Highway.

Orange alert issued in Uttarakhand 

Uttarakhand Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for today in Nainital, Champawat, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Dehradun, Tehri and Pauri districts of the state.

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