The Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir and a yellow alert for Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh for Tuesday, warning of heavy rainfall.
New Delhi: The Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir and a yellow alert for Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh with a warning of heavy rain for Tuesday. According to the Meteorological Department, Red Alert has been issued for Konkan, Goa and Madhya Maharashtra and Orange Alert has been issued for Gujarat, parts of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Assam. Keeping in view the weather conditions, the department issues warnings of four colors green, yellow, orange and red depending on the severity. In this, green is the lightest warning and red is the most severe level.
The Meteorological Department said that a yellow alert has been issued for Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and parts of West Bengal and Kerala. After the arrival of Southwest Monsoon on Sunday, various parts of the country have been receiving heavy rains, while there have been incidents of thunderstorm and lightning in some areas.
The Meteorological Department said that heavy rain is expected at some places in Konkan and Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya on Tuesday. He said that Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Vidarbha in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Kerala and Mahe are expected to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday.
According to the department, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema and Yanam and Telangana There is a possibility of rain with thunderstorms and lightning.
The Meteorological Department had predicted rain in the capital Delhi on Monday, but till late evening there was no rain in Delhi. Clouds kept hovering over the national capital, but it did not rain. Out of the adjoining areas of Delhi, Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh and Karnal in Haryana received rain today.
IMD Director General Mrityunjay Mohapatra said that the Southwest Monsoon has been cloudy in the national capital since Saturday, the wind direction has changed and moist easterly winds are blowing. But it hasn’t rained yet, he said. This is a very extraordinary situation.