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IMD Issues Orange Alert for Delhi

IMD Issues Orange Alert for Delhi

Monsoon 2021: IMD issues orange alert for delhi due to incessant rains

The weather remained pleasant due to incessant rains in the national capital and its adjoining areas. While there have been reports of landslides from hilly areas. ABP News spoke to Meteorological Department scientist RK Jennamani about this. He said that monsoon activity varies from area to area. Earlier there was a lot of rain in Maharashtra and now the area adjoining Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttarakhand will be followed by Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha.

He said that now more cloud is on the side of Delhi, Punjab and Uttarakhand. Meteorological Department scientist RK Jennamani said that areas like Solan in Himachal have received 100 to 116 cm of rain. There has been a lot of rain in the hilly areas, so there have been reports of landslides.

There has also been a lot of rain in Punjab, Haryana and Delhi. But today the national capital has received less rain than yesterday. Jennamani said that there is an orange alert in Delhi for a day. He said that yesterday there was more cloud in the south-west i.e. Palam but today it is scattered in other places.

Jennamani said that the north-west like Rajasthan, Delhi, Punjab and Haryana have received good rains as compared to last year. He said that there is going to be more good weather ahead.

He said that this is the nature of the Meteorological Department, it first starts from the south and then comes till the north and in this it takes some time. Monsoon had arrived in Mumbai on June 8 and in Rajasthan by June 13. Jennamani said that due to the rains in the hilly areas, avoid traveling for the next two days as landslides are more likely during these days.

The death toll in parts of Maharashtra rose to 113 on Sunday with 100 people missing after one more person died in the last 24 hours due to floods, landslides and other rain-related incidents. The government said in a statement that 50 people were also injured in these incidents. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday visited the severe flood-hit Chiplun in Ratnagiri district of Konkan region.

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