Monsoon advanced further to cover the national capital Delhi in entirety. Northern limit of the monsoon now passes through Deesa (Gujarat), Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh), Kota, Sikar (both Rajasthan), Rohtak (Haryana) and Pathankot (Punjab). With this leap, it now covers entire Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chandigarh, Uttrakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Jammu &Kashmir. The states which get partially covered include Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh (both minute portion), Haryana and Punjab.
Base observatory Safdarjung at Delhi received deluge of 65mm in just 3hr, between 8.30am – 11.30am. As this rainfall occurred after 8.30am, the amount will get counted for 01stJuly22. June received total of 23.7mm against the normal of 82.2mm. NCR suburbs of Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad also witnessed heavy rainfall during this period. Day temperature has plunged to mid 20’s from the earlier spike of low 40’s, a straight drop of 15°C.
Many parts of Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana experienced moderate to heavy monsoon showers, during past 24hr. Chief amount of rainfall include Najibabad (121mm), Pantnagar (59mm), Alwar (49mm), Dharamsala (42mm) and Patiala (23mm).
A cyclonic circulation is marked over Delhi, Southwest Uttar Pradesh, North Madhya Pradesh and Northeast Rajasthan. An east-west trough also runs across Rajasthan, Haryana, center of circulation, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and further up to Chhattisgarh and Odisha. Under its influence, few heavy spells of rain and thundershowers are likely over tri-junction of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in the next 48hr. Delhi also stands a chance to get moderate showers with intermittent breaks, today and tomorrow.
Monsoon is expected to remain active over these parts for the next 48hr. It is likely to cover some more parts of Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab during this period. Southwest monsoon is slated to reach the last posts along the border areas of Rajasthan and Punjab, before the scheduled date of 08thJuly.