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Weather forecast today: Heavy rainfall in Delhi; IMD issues red alert for Mumbai, Konkan region

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The monsoon has finally arrived in several parts of the country. It rained heavily in Delhi-NCR on Monday, making the situation difficult for the citizens. Not only Delhi but Gurugram was also seen submerged in the rainwater. The national capital recorded a minimum temperature of 24.2 degrees Celsius.

Along with Delhi, moderate rainfall is expected in several parts of India, including UP, Bihar, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and parts of Maharashtra in the next 24 hours. In Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert due to extremely heavy rainfall. As per media reports, Mumbai has received 920.1 mm of rain.

Check the weather forecast for different cities in India here:

Delhi weather forecast:

- The national capital of India recorded heavy rainfall on Monday. Delhi observed an average of 69.6 mm of rainfall till 8:30 am, as per the IMD.

- While the minimum temperature was 24.2 degrees Celsius, Delhi's highest temperature was 26.5 degrees Celsius, which was eight notches below normal.

- As per the reports, the maximum temperature on Tuesday is expected to be around 33 degrees Celsius.

- According to the readings by PTI, the rainfall recorded at various observatories were -- Safdarjung (69.6 mm); Palam (99.3 mm); Lodhi Road (62 mm); Ayanagar (51.6 mm); Ridge (58 mm).

- An IMD official said, "Monsoon has arrived in Delhi, although after much delay. It was initially expected to hit here in late June."

- On Tuesday, the IMD tweeted, "Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of many places of Delhi ( Punjabi Bagh, Rajauri Garden, Patel Nagar, Red fort, ITO, President House, India Gate, Delhi Cantt, Lodi Road, Safdarjung, R K Puram."

Mumbai weather forecast:

- Mumbai recorded heavy rainfall on Monday, surpassing its average normal rainfall for July. The city received 920.1 mm of rain yesterday.

- Due to extremely heavy rainfall, the IMD has issued a red alert for Mumbai and other districts in the Konkan region for the next 24 hours.

- Many cars, auto-rickshaws and sports bikes were submerged in the underground parking lot in Kandivali's Thakur complex, suggested media reports.

- There was waterlogging at several places in the city. Around 15 incidents of trees falling and destruction were reported.

Uttar Pradesh weather forecast:

- In Uttar Pradesh, light to moderate rainfall was recorded on Monday.

- Over most parts of the western region of the state, along with the eastern part, thunderstorms along with lighting were observed.

- As per the official details, rainfall was recorded in Lakhimpur Kheri, Bijnor, Etawah, Kanpur Dehat, Shahjahanpur, Rampur, Moradabad, Balrampur, Banda, Pilibhit, Sitapur, Bahraich, Deoria, Mirzapur, Bareilly, Shravasti, Sambhal, Hamirpur, Gorakhpur, Kannauj, Auraiya, Mathura, Baghpat, Basti, Agra and Budaun.

- According to PTI, the temperature went up to 35.6 degrees Celsius in Lakhimpur Kheri and Agra.

Rajasthan weather forecast:

- Heavy rainfall has been observed in several parts of Rajasthan in the last 24 hours.

- As per IMD, Behror in Alwar recorded a maximum of 195 mm rainfall on Monday.

- While Neemrana, Bansur, Mandawar received 190 mm, 136 mm and 124 mm respectively, Alwar, Buhana in Jhunjhunu and Ladpura in Kota observed heavy rainfall.

Weather forecast in other cities:

- As per the IMD's prediction, heavy rainfall is expected in J&K, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

- The weather updates from IMD suggest, "The Eastern end lies north of its normal position and is likely to continue there during the next 2 days and shift southwards thereafter."

- Also, around July 23, a low-pressure area is likely to form over the northwest Bay of Bengal.

- An off-shore trough at mean sea level is likely to persist during the next 3-4 days from Maharashtra coast to Karnataka coast.

- Rainfall continued on Tuesday as well in Pune city. While Shivajinagar recorded 11.7mm of rainfall, Lohegaon observed 8.8mm of rainfall and Pashan recorded 14.8mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours.

- As the southern monsoon is active over Konkan, Goa and Madhya Maharashtra, heavy rainfall is expected.

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