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Monsoon Continues Wreaking Havoc Across India, These States to Receive Heavy Rainfall Today

All of India has had above-average rainfall for 13 straight days as of Tuesday. Seasonal rainfall in all of India was 289.9mm on Tuesday, which is 9% above average. With the exception of Jharkhand (-49%) Ladakh (-49%) Nagaland (-8%) West Bengal (-21%) Tripura (-24%) Kerala (-24%) Bihar (-36%) Nagaland (-8%) and West Bengal (-21%), all other states and union territories have experienced normal, above normal, or excess rainfall since the start of the Southwest Monsoon season on June 1.

Binita Kumari
The current rainfall shortfall, according to authorities at the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), was primarily caused by some locations (like Kerala and the northeast), which receive a lot of rain.
The current rainfall shortfall, according to authorities at the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), was primarily caused by some locations (like Kerala and the northeast), which receive a lot of rain.

The Southwest Monsoon is currently active over a large portion of the country, bringing abundant rainfall. In the past few days, heavy downpour has caused significant damage to Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, and Kerala.

The entire country had received above-average rainfall for 13 straight days as of Tuesday. Seasonal rainfall in India was 289.9mm on Tuesday, which is 9% above average. With the exception of Jharkhand (-49%) Ladakh (-49%) Nagaland (-8%) West Bengal (-21%) Tripura (-24%) Kerala (-24%) Bihar (-36%) Nagaland (-8%) and West Bengal (-21%), all other states and union territories have experienced normal, above normal, or excess rainfall since the start of the Southwest Monsoon season on June 1.

The current rainfall shortfall, according to authorities at the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), was primarily caused by some locations (like Kerala and the northeast), which receive a lot of rain. The amount of rain in July has been significantly higher than typical.

Several synoptic weather systems are currently keeping the monsoon active over India. These include the monsoon trough that is placed south of where it normally is, an offshore trough that runs between Gujarat and Karnataka, a well-marked low-pressure system over southern coastal Odisha, an east-west shear zone, and strong incoming westerly winds from the Bay of Bengal.

Monsoon to be active till July 16

According to IMD officials, the monsoon will continue to be active through July 16 over central, western, eastern, and peninsular India, with very heavy to extremely heavy periods possibly occurring over Gujarat, Saurashtra-Kutch, Konkan, Madhya Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Odisha.

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao issued a directive to ministers, MLAs, and bureaucrats urging them to remain on high alert and accessible to the public due to the country's continuous need for heavy rains, which are expected to last for the next three days.

Mumbai Rain Predictions:

For Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Kohlapur in Maharashtra, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a "red" signal, predicting heavy to extremely heavy rains of over 20 cm in 24 hours. Since a few days ago, the districts of Pune and Gadchiroli have also seen heavy rainfall. Last week, Mumbai experienced four days of nonstop rain, but this week there has been light to moderate precipitation.

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