Monsoon rains have once again made their presence felt across the country. The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall in the western and central regions of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat over the next three days. Uttar Pradesh and eastern Rajasthan are also likely to witness heavy rainfall on Friday. The eastern parts of the country may experience thunder and light rain. On Thursday, several states, including Uttar Pradesh, received heavy rainfall. The weather department has forecasted intense rainfall in 19 states on Friday. Additionally, the next two days, September 9th and 10th, may also witness heavy rainfall in 14 states.
Yellow Alert for Mumbai
The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for several districts in Maharashtra, including Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Dhule, Jalgaon, and Nashik. The weather department has warned of heavy rainfall in these districts on September 8th. Thursday’s rain brought some relief from the scorching heat for Mumbai residents, but it also disrupted traffic. Many areas experienced long traffic jams, and several vehicles had difficulty navigating slippery roads.
Rain Possible During G20 Summit
According to the Meteorological Department, rain may disrupt the G20 Summit in New Delhi. The weather department has forecasted the possibility of rain around the summit venue, India Exposition Mart, from September 9th to 10th. A separate G20 bulletin was issued, indicating that partly cloudy skies are expected on Friday, with temperatures ranging between 35-39 degrees Celsius during September 8th to 10th. Meanwhile, minimum temperatures are likely to stay between 26-28 degrees Celsius.
Weather Alert for Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand, including Dehradun and five other districts, may experience rainfall on Friday. The India Meteorological Centre has issued a yellow alert for scattered rain and thunderstorms in Dehradun, Chamoli, Bageshwar, Pithoragarh, and Nainital districts. Additionally, some areas of Tehri, Pauri, and Champawat districts may witness light rain.