New Delhi: In most of the states of North India, monsoon has been given, causing people to breathe a sigh of relief. However, in many places, humid heat has made life difficult. Similarly, the Meteorological Department has issued warnings of heavy rains in sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
Assam, Meghalaya, Himachal Pradesh and Coastal Karnataka may receive moderate rainfall in the next 24 hours, according to Skymet, a private weather forecasting organization. Heavy rains have resulted in many accidents and landslides throughout northern and eastern India. In Uttar Pradesh, two women were killed and four others were injured in separate incidents of wall collapses in Sultanpur district on Saturday.
Arunachal Pradesh has been witnessing several incidences of landslides due to the incessant rains for the last five days and the problem of flooding has arisen in many parts of the state. Several roads and homes were damaged due to heavy rains and flooding in low-lying areas.
Talking about the capital of the country, it is cloudy in the morning sky and strong winds have been predicted in the next few hours with light and moderate rains. Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the regional forecast centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD), said that light to moderate rain in Delhi, Faridabad, Gurugram, Meerut, Rohtak, Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida over the next few hours. Winds are also running from the hour up.