As the monsoon continues, India grapples with heavy rain repercussions. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) warns of upcoming heavy rain in various regions. Northeast India and Sikkim are expected to experience heavy downpours, potentially causing landslides and disruptions over the next 2-3 days. Moreover, IMD has issued alerts for Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Bihar until August 27, indicating a possibility of torrential rainfall.
The incessant heavy rains have taken a toll on several states. In Himachal Pradesh, prolonged rain has led to landslides, cloud bursts, and floods. The state has witnessed 367 fatalities due to monsoon-related incidents. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Odisha are also bracing for significant rain activity, prompting cautionary measures.
Temperature and Sky Conditions
Delhi’s temperature is expected to rise, leaving the monsoon behind and introducing humid heat. In Uttarakhand, a yellow alert has been sounded in select districts for August 26. After this, a relatively clear weather outlook is anticipated. Meanwhile, Odisha is expected to continue witnessing more rainfall until August 26, with thunderstorm warnings in multiple districts.
In various parts of Uttar Pradesh, temperatures vary with Lucknow expected to reach a maximum of 35 degrees, while Ghaziabad might experience a maximum temperature of 32 degrees along with partly cloudy skies.