Weather Update: Moderate rainfall to continue in Delhi till tomorrow, says IMD

RK Jenamani, Scientist, IMD has said that no significant rainfall will occur from October 10 onwards. “Slight drizzle/rain may occur.

Talk to the news agency ANI, he said, “All 12 stations in Delhi received rainfall today. Moderate rainfall continues into tomorrow. No warnings are given. Likely to drop tomorrow, still cloudy. No significant rainfall from October 10 onwards, drizzle/light rain possible. “

Jenamani added that heavy to very heavy rainfall is possible in some of the states where orange warnings have been issued.

He said: “Heavy to very heavy rainfall is possible on October 8 and 9 for Uttarakhand, West and East Uttar Pradesh, Eastern Rajasthan and today for Western Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

Heavy rain parts of Delhi on Saturday resulted in traffic congestion in several parts of the city.

Anand Vihar, Wazirabad, the road extending between INA and AIIMS, Mehrauli-Badarpur Road, Tughlakabad, Sangam Vihar, Kirari, Rohtak Road, Vikas Marg, near Zakhira, Najafgarh, Mahipalpur and Rangpuri, are among the places to witness flooding situation, said people and authorities with disabilities.

“Traffic affected on New Rohtak Road in the section from Zakhira to Anand Parbat due to flooding near red light Anand Parbat. Commuters should avoid the stretch,” Delhi Traffic Police tweeted.

There was a heavy traffic jam reported from the Zakhira flyover. Similar scenes were seen on Najafgarh Road towards Bahadurgarh, as well as on the Ring Road from Raja Garden Chowk to Dhaula Kuan bypass.

The city required an integrated drainage system to allow water to flow freely, urban planning expert Prabhakar Kumar told PTI.

“Improperly integrated drainage, especially near overpasses, underpasses or in densely populated areas makes the situation worse. Mr. Prabhakar Kumar said the drainage systems are mainly along the roads, overpasses and underpasses so that the slope of the roads matches the drainage system.

To reduce flooding problems, water-sensitive urban planning and design is required.

Meanwhile, IMD in its forecast said that North and Central India There is a possibility of thunderstorms, accompanied by heavy rain in the days from 8-10 October.

According to IMD tweets, very heavy rainfall is most likely to occur over Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh on October 8-9, while the same is likely on October 8 in Eastern Rajasthan and Western Madhya Pradesh.

The region of Gujarat and the Andhra Pradesh and Yanam Coasts will see widespread moderate rainfall accompanied by heavy downpours and isolated thunderstorms on October 8-9, while Madhya Maharashtra and North Karnataka Interior will experienced the same thing on October 10, it said in a series of tweets.

In addition, the IMD has also predicted very heavy rainfall over the Gujarat region on October 8 and over Tamil Nadu on October 9, while moderate rainfall with sharp drops is likely over the Western Sub-Himalayan. Bengal (SHWB) and Sikkim during October 8-12. Bihar on rainfall experienced on October 11.

In addition, northeast India is also likely to appear thunderstorms with lightning and moderate rainfall. It is most likely to pass Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura between 8-12 October, it said.

The IMD also said that the Interior of South Karnataka, Kerala, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Telangana and Karaikal is likely to experience moderate rain between October 8-12.

(With input from agencies)

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