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IMD alert more rain in Delhi today; Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to witness heavy spells for next 2-4 days

According to the Meteorological Department, there may be light rain in Delhi on Wednesday. This is the second long spell of rain in the capital in three weeks. The Meteorological Department has also issued a forecast of light to moderate rain from North India to Central India including Maharashtra, Bihar, UP and Bengal on Today.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: It was raining continuously in the country’s capital Delhi for the last four days. Although the weather remained clear on Tuesday, but today i.e. Wednesday it will be cloudy again in Delhi. According to the Meteorological Department, there may be light rain in Delhi on Wednesday. This is the second long spell of rain in the capital in three weeks.

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The Meteorological Department has also issued a forecast of light to moderate rain from North India to Central India including Maharashtra, Bihar, UP and Bengal on Today. It is believed that it may take two-three days for the departure of the South-West monsoon. The result of heavy rains in UP is that there is a flood situation in 18 districts of the state and 6 people have died in rain-related accidents in the last 24 hours.

According to the Meteorological Department, heavy rain is likely to continue over Tamil Nadu and Rayalaseema during the next 4 days and in Karnataka during the next 2 days. Conditions are very likely to become favorable for withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon from some more parts of Northwest and Central India during the next 4-5 days. Today, a yellow alert warning has been issued for rain in more than half of the states of India. It is believed that after October 15, the period of rains may stop.

According to the meteorological information website Skymet, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chhattisgarh Light to moderate rain is likely over Odisha, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana and Gujarat.

Delhi-NCR, UP, Bihar, Northeast India, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karnataka during last 24 hours I have seen light to moderate rain. In some places, schools had to be closed on Tuesday. Due to the heavy rains, the roads have been flooded till their knees.

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Delhi has received 128.2 mm of rain so far this month, which is the record for the highest rainfall in the national capital since 1956 in the month of October. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi had recorded 236.2 mm of rain in October 1956, while the national capital recorded the highest rainfall in the month of October in 1954, when 238.2 mm of rain was recorded.

According to the Meteorological Department, 128.2 mm of rain has been recorded in Delhi this month till 8.30 am on Tuesday, which is the fourth record for the highest rainfall in the month of October. In October last year, the national capital had recorded 122.5 mm of rain. At the same time, Delhi did not receive rain in October 2020, 2018 and 2017, while 47.3 mm of rain was recorded in October of 2019.

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