New Delhi: The wait for Delhi, which is suffering from the heat, will be over soon. The Meteorological Department has told that the monsoon can knock in Delhi on July 10. Apart from Delhi, the monsoon will also knock in western Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan on July 10. The people of these areas are eagerly waiting for the monsoon. The IMD issued a statement saying, “Monsoon can hit some more parts of West Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan and Delhi around July 10. After which you can get relief from the heat.
In 1987, the monsoon had hit on 26th July.
Kuldeep Srivastava, head of IMD’s Regional Forecasting Center, said that earlier in the year 2006, the monsoon had reached Delhi on July 9. He told that in the year 2002, Delhi received the first monsoon rains on July 19. Let us tell that the late monsoon reached the city in the year 1987. In the year 1987, the monsoon reached Delhi on 26 July.
Effect of heat wave in Delhi
Due to non-hit monsoon, the mercury in Delhi has reached 40. The Meteorological Department said that on Wednesday the maximum temperature could be 41 and the minimum temperature could be 29 degrees. On Tuesday, the effect of heat wave was seen in many places. Winds were blowing in many areas but it was very hot.
According to the Meteorological Department, the monsoon usually knocks in Delhi by June 27 and covers the entire country by July 8, but this time it is not being seen.
The Meteorological Department said that since the beginning of the monsoon season on June 1, Delhi has received only 43.6 mm of rain, which is 42 percent less than the normal i.e. 75.7 mm.
Health Ministry said- 80 percent of the country’s cases are from 90 districts, the second wave is still going on