North India is going to get relief once again from the scorching heat. After about two weeks, the Southwest Monsoon will again be active in North India from today i.e. 19th August. This information was given by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday. The IMD said that heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected at isolated places over Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand from August 19 to 21. Not only this, the rainy season is also prevailing in Bihar and it has been raining every day for the past few days in different areas.
According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of rain in Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and West Uttar Pradesh on August 20- 21. Heavy rain may occur at some places of Bihar on August 20- 22. IMD said that the Gangetic areas of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal may receive rain on August 18 and 19, in Madhya Pradesh on August 18 to 20, Telangana and Chhattisgarh on August 18.
It said that there is a possibility of rain in Northeast India and Himalayas in West Bengal, Sikkim for the next two days. Due to heavy rains in many areas of Bihar and UP, there is a flood-like situation. The water level of many rivers from the Ganges is above the danger mark.
Here, the Meteorological Department has issued an alert for heavy rain at some places in eastern Uttar Pradesh today. Apart from this, light to moderate rain or thundershowers are also expected at many places in Purvanchal. Scattered rain may occur at few places over West UP. In this sequence, rain has been predicted at most places in western UP and many places in Purvanchal on August 20 and 21.
The Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rain from 19 to 22 in most of the districts of Uttarakhand. If there is an orange alert on 19th and 20th, there will be a yellow alert on 21st and 22nd. According to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of heavy to very heavy rain with heavy showers at some places in the mountainous region of Kumaon division and its adjoining districts of Garhwal division. Except Haridwar and Udham Singh Nagar, all other districts may receive heavy to very heavy rains.