Atmospheric conditions are still not favorable for the monsoon to reach Rajasthan, remaining parts of Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi. This information has been given by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Monsoon may have to wait for a week in the capital Delhi. At the same time, in many parts of Uttar Pradesh, the monsoon will reach at a slow pace in 5 days.
The cyclonic circulation is persisting over East Uttar Pradesh and adjoining areas and there is also a condition of Western Disturbance. IMD Director General M. Mohapatra said that the atmospheric condition is not favorable for the monsoon to reach Rajasthan, remaining parts of Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi. The IMD said that due to the present cyclonic condition over East Uttar Pradesh, Monsoon may gradually reach some more parts of Uttar Pradesh in the next five days.
Monsoon has reached Saharanpur in West Uttar Pradesh. The Northern Limit of Monsoon is passing through Diu, Surat, Nandarbar, Bhopal, Nowgong, Hamirpur, Barabanki, Bareilly, Saharanpur, Ambala and Amritsar. The Southwest Monsoon, which arrived in Kerala on June 3 after a delay of two days, rapidly covered a large part.
Light rain occurred in many parts of Delhi on Wednesday, but Delhiites will have to wait longer for the monsoon rains. The minimum temperature in Delhi in the morning was recorded at 26.2 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature was 34 degree Celsius. Pitampura received 24.5 mm of rain and Najafgarh and Pusa received 0.5 mm of rain. IMD said that due to westerly winds, the speed of arrival of monsoon in North-West India has been affected.
Earlier the Meteorological Department had predicted that the monsoon could reach Delhi on June 15, 12 days before the scheduled time. By the way, normally the monsoon reaches here by June 27 and by July 8, it covers the whole country. Last year, the monsoon had knocked in Delhi on June 25 and had covered the entire country by June 29.