New Delhi [India], June 29 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday stated that monsoons had arrived in the country earlier than usual and that Delhi would receive fairly widespread rainfall for the next three days. Also Read - Farmers' Protest in Delhi Turns Violent as Protesters Clash With Police | 10 Points
“Usually monsoon covers the country by July 15 but this time it has come early and today it has covered the entire country. All of India has been experiencing continuous rainfall for some time now. Delhi will receive fairly widespread rainfall for the next three days,” said Dr Sathi Devi of the IMD. Also Read - Italian PM Giuseppe Conte to Resign Amid Criticism Over Handling COVID-19 Pandemic
“It might slightly decrease after three days, however, it will not stop, scattered rainfall will continue,” she added. Also Read - Farmers Protest: Over 200 Republic Day Artists Rescued After Being Stranded Near Red Fort
Meanwhile, incessant rains in India’s Northeastern states have caused floods causing havoc across the region.
While in Manipur, the water levels of major rivers of the state have crossed the danger mark, in Assam and Tripura, the situation remained grim as incessant rainfall caused floods, landslides that resulted in the death of many villagers.
In Mizoram, hundreds of families were affected and displaced due to massive landslides and flash floods in four districts including Aizwal. (ANI)
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