Heavy rains: While the monsoon is moving at its own pace, pre-monsoon activities have also started in some states. The latest news is that heavy rain fell in Mumbai last night. Due to which the low lying areas came under water. The traffic was light at this time of night, and traffic was light at this time of night. One person was killed and 16 others were injured when part of a multi-storey building collapsed in Bandra West. Relief and rescue work is underway. At the same time, Director General of Meteorological Department Martyunjay Mahapatra has said that monsoon rains are likely in the country from June 15. Rain is expected in the central and northern plains during this period.
This year, the monsoon reached Kerala on May 29, two days earlier than usual. However, since June 1, the rainfall has been 42% below average. The Meteorological Department considers normal rainfall to be 96 to 104% of the 50-year average of 87 cm for the entire monsoon season. However, the southern, eastern and northeastern states received above-normal rainfall. Mohapatra said Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Assam, South Bengal, Meghalaya, Sikkim and parts of Karnataka received above normal rainfall.
Heat wave continues in northwestern and central India.
The heat wave continued on Wednesday in many parts of northwestern and central India. Ganganagar in Rajasthan and Brahmapuri in Maharashtra recorded the highest temperature of 46.2 degrees Celsius. The meteorological department said that heat wave will continue till Thursday in Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh and Friday in Odisha. A maximum of 44 degrees Celsius was recorded on Wednesday in about 42 towns and cities in these states. Delhi’s Safdarjung recorded a maximum temperature of 44 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal. In the next five days, the mercury in Gujarat and Maharashtra could drop by two to three degrees.