Southwest Monsoon has receded from some parts of West Rajasthan and adjoining Gujarat. The wind system is expected to retreat from Delhi in three to four days.
This is the second-most delayed withdrawal of the Southwest Monsoon since 1960.
The national capital has received 1,005.3 mm rain so far. This is the first time since 2010 that monsoon rainfall in Delhi breached the 1,000 mm mark.
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The IMD has stated that the rainfall in these two months is likely to be ‘on the higher side of normal’
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Heavy rains triggered massive floods and landslides in many parts of Maharashtra, especially in the coastal Konkan and the western districts, since July 20.
So far, 2,29,074 persons have been evacuated from various rain-affected areas across the state, the Maharashtra government said
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that a relief package will be announced soon — and a separate force on the lines of the NDRF will be set up in vulnerable districts to ensure a quicker response during natural disasters.
Taliye village under Mahad tehsil of Raigad district, has been one of the worst-affected villages due to landslides with NDRF recovering as many as 44 bodies from the area
The incident occurred on Saturday evening in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district, officials said adding that all passengers were rescued following the accident.
Six teams of the NDRF and a column of the Army are carrying out rescue operations in the flood-hit areas of the state
The India Meteorology Department has said that the rainfall intensity along the west coast is expected to decrease over the next 24 hours.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday called Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and expressed his concern over the loss of life and property in the state due to rains and floods.
About 84,000 people under the Pune division were evacuated on Friday, officials said
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray about the situation and assured him of all possible support from the Centre.
About 12 tree-fall incidents were reported in South Delhi, officials said.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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