The weather has turned pleasant in Delhi-NCR and parts of Uttar Pradesh, while in the northeast, lakhs of people have been rendered homeless due to heavy rains and floods due to monsoon.
The Meteorological Department says that parts of Delhi-NCR and North India will remain cloudy for a week, which will bring relief from the heat. A drop in temperature will also be recorded during this period. The maximum temperature is expected to be around 32 degrees and the minimum temperature is around 24 degrees Celsius.
In Assam, rivers are in spate due to heavy rains and the situation has worsened due to floods, affecting 18.95 lakh people in 2,930 villages in 28 districts of the state. So far this year, 55 people have died in the state due to floods and landslides.
Around 1.08 lakh people are taking shelter in 373 relief camps in the state. The first monsoon rains were witnessed in Jaipur, Rajasthan on Saturday. Meteorologists believe that rain can be seen again in the next 24 hours. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, monsoon activities will continue for the next four days in Bikaner, Jaipur, Bharatpur and Kota divisions.
There is a possibility of rain in Jharkhand also. An alert has been declared regarding rain in Sahibganj, Pakad, Godda, Dumka and Jamtara. PLC/GT