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  1. ​Monsoon gathers momentum, Meteorologial Department predicts heavy rain in Uttarakhand

​Monsoon gathers momentum, Meteorologial Department predicts heavy rain in Uttarakhand

The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rain for Nainital, Almora, Pauri, Dehradun and other places in Uttarakhand. Rains brought the temperature down by several notches in north India and led to a rise in water levels in major rivers of Uttar Pradesh.

By: | New Delhi | Published: June 28, 2016 7:41 PM
The southwest Monsoon has been vigorous over coastal Andhra Pradesh and active over Odisha, east Madhya Pradesh, Konkan and Goa, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and coastal Karnataka. (Reuters) The southwest Monsoon has been vigorous over coastal Andhra Pradesh and active over Odisha, east Madhya Pradesh, Konkan and Goa, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and coastal Karnataka. (Reuters)

The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rain for Nainital, Almora, Pauri, Dehradun and other places in Uttarakhand. Rains brought the temperature down by several notches in north India and led to a rise in water levels in major rivers of Uttar Pradesh.

Parts of Uttar Pradesh received moderate to heavy rainfall with the water level rising in the major rivers of the state.

Heavy rainfal occurred at isolated places over western UP. Budhana, Jansath, Garoyha received 7 cm of rains followed by Hapur, Kaimganj 4 cm each, Jasrana, Atrauli, Rath, Meerut, Muzaffernagar 2 cm each and Jalaun, Kairana and Aligarh 1 cm each.

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The Met Department said conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into some more parts of north Arabian Sea, Gujarat, remaining parts of east Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, entire Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi and some parts of west Rajasthan during next 3-4 days.

The water level in the Ganga is on the rise in Kannauj, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi and Ballia while the Yamuna is rising in Mohna, Auraiya and Naini (Allahabad) and the Sharda is flowing at the danger mark in Palliakalan (Kheri), a Central Water Commission report said.

The southwest Monsoon has been vigorous over coastal Andhra Pradesh and active over Odisha, east Madhya Pradesh, Konkan and Goa, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and coastal Karnataka. It has been subdued over Arunachal Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand.

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