Delhiites May Get Relief From Heatwave – IMD Predicts Monsoon Arrival By 10th July
Some parts of Northwest India are under the influence of heatwave due to westerly wind and the mercury has soared to 43°C in Delhi today. However, Delhiites may get relief from heatwave soon.
The part of the country is eagerly waiting for the already delayed monsoon. Normally, the monsoon reached Northwest India by 27th June, which for this year is a miss.
Although, as per IMD the Northern limit of Southwest monsoon is passing through Barmer, Bhilwara, Dholpur, Aligarh, Meerut, Ambala, and Amritsar, yet it has dodged Delhi.
In the latest prediction IMD, said, that the monsoon is “likely to spread into northwest India covering Punjab and North Haryana by 10th July. Accordingly the southwest monsoon likely to advance over remaining parts of west Uttar Pradesh, some more parts of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan and Delhi around 10th July.”
By 6th July, Northwest India has received 96mm of rainfall against the normal 104.9, which is a deficit of -8%. Presently all four regions of India except south peninsular India have a rain deficit. The whole country the deficit stands at -2%.