The monsoon has properly set its foot in India, with most of the states receiving a good amount of rainfall till now. Many states in the country are experiencing losses due to heavy rains. Here are some synopsis of the situation of rainfall across the country.
After several days of just cloudy atmosphere, Delhi people finally witnessed rainfall on Monday in a respite from heat. The capital received around two inches of rainfall on Monday.
An orange alert has been issued in Madhya Pradesh after over nine districts witnessed heavy rainfall with lightening. Rains lashed Rajasthan with a rainfall in almost all the districts of the state. Dholpur received six inches, Bundi five inches and Laxman Garh three inches. Apart from that, areas including Sirohi, Jaipur, Ajmer, Churu and Bikaner received average rainfall of two to four inches. For the coming three days, the IMD has predicted thunderstorms with lightening in the isolated places of both states.
Due to heavy rains in Himachal and Uttarakhand, the rivers has crossed its minimal safety level and the weather forecasting department urged people not to go near river-lakes. The department has further predicted heavy rainfall in the isolated places of these states today on July 12.
The Chief Minister of Telangana has declared a three-day holiday in schools and colleges due to heavy rains in the state. Orange alert was issued in four districts due to heavy rains in Kerala. These states are expected to receive heavy downpour today.
Whereas people in Bihar are waiting for good rains, people in Jharkhand are witnessing heavy rains.
Apart from this, according to the IMD, heavy rain to very heavy rainfall to very heavy rainfall with lightening is expected in the regions of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and the seven sisters states for the next three days.