New Delhi: At present, monsoon is active in some parts of India including East UP, Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh where it is raining. Today there is a possibility of light to moderate rain at isolated places over North East India, parts of Sikkim, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, East Madhya Pradesh, Konkan and Goa. Light to moderate rain with isolated heavy rain is likely over Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, parts of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, South Gujarat, South-East Rajasthan and West Madhya Pradesh.
Delhi will receive monsoon rains in July
According to IMD, Delhi and parts of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan will have to wait till July for monsoon rains. The northern boundary of the South-West Monsoon passes through Barmer, Bhilwara, Dholpur, Aligarh, Meerut, Ambala and Amritsar. The prevailing meteorological conditions and forecast indicate that the Southwest Monsoon is not likely to advance into remaining parts of Rajasthan, West Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab till next week. Light to moderate rain and thundershowers very likely at isolated places over Northwest India till June 30.
28 per cent more rain so far
IMD also said that India has received 28 per cent more rainfall in the monsoon season so far. He said that till June 23, 145.8 mm of rain has been received while the normal rainfall is 114.2 mm. Due to the absence of rain, the maximum temperature is likely to rise by two to three degrees Celsius over most parts of North-West and adjoining central India. There is no possibility of heat wave in any part of the country.