IMD issues heavy rainfall alert over northern India

Delhi recorded 138.8 mm rainfall which is the highest measured in the last 14 years

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted an increase in rainfall over Central India and Northern India during the next 2-3 days.

 

The capital city Delhi, on Saturday recorded 138.8 mm rainfall which is the highest measured in the last 14 years and the ninth highest since 1961 while the humidity was recorded at 100 percent.

 

There is a possibility of thunderstorms, lightning, and moderate rainfall at night. The IMD has sounded a yellow alert for the day.

 

In the coming days, the weather office has warned of moderate to isolated heavy rain in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Delhi between 23 August and 24August.

 

West Bengal and the northeastern part of India might also experience heavy rainfall.

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