New Delhi, July 11 (G’nY News Service): Rainfall will continue over North India as the weekend forecast (IMD) for the Delhi NCR region suggests that there would be an overcast sky with moderate rainfall. The depression now lies over Madhya Pradesh and southeast Uttar Pradesh, centered 55kms south southwest of Satna at 0530 hours early morning. This system would move slowly west northwestwards. The western disturbance still persists over Jammu and Kashmir.
Keeping the two major systems in mind, heavy to very heavy rainfall will occur at isolated places over North India and the Western Himalaya’s in the next two days.
This comes as good news for the farming community as rainfall will be good for their crops in Central and North India. It is also expected that the Western Himalayan region will see localized floods and landslides.
Most parts of the country outside the south Peninsula have recorded above normal rainfall in the past 24 hours. The 3 places that have witnessed maximum rainfall are; Mangaluru: 21cm, Dharmsala 19cm and Kolkata 16cm.
All India Rainfall on June 10th was 48%. All India Rainfall (Cumulative) from 01 June to 10 July is -2%.