New Delhi, July 14: Due to heavy rainfall in some part of Uttar Pradesh, the Indian Meteorological Department has said that many rivers are flowing above the danger mark. The major rivers of the state such as Ganga, Ghagra and Yamuna are about to cross the danger level. While rain intensity has reduced over the region but flood situation cannot be ruled out. An alert has also been issued for heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh.
According to Skymet weather, moderate to heavy rain and thundershower in some parts of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand is predicted in the next few days. They have also predicted that heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, and Jaipur is possible in next 24 to 48 hours. While rain intensity has reduced in Uttarakhand, but at least six people have died so far due to landslides. As per the reports, Kedarnath Yatra has also been suspended temporarily.
The flood situation in Assam has improved slightly, but flood-related incidents have gone up to 25, including seven in Guwahati. According to the report, till yesterday, 17 lakh people were affected in the latest wave of floods across 17 districts in the state. Many roads, embankments, and bridges have been damaged by the swirling flood waters in various districts. The Brahmaputra River is still flowing above the danger mark.
According to Skymet weather, Gujarat will witness a good spell of rain in some of their districts. Because of the low-pressure area over Central Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat will also witness strong winds. The state of Rajasthan has been witnessing reduced rainfall but there has been some increase in the Monsoon rains during the last 24 hours due to the cyclonic circulation prevailing in the state.
The City of Joy has already been receiving good rains from the last couple of days. According to Skymet weather, Kolkata will continue to receive good rains during next few days but the intensity of rainfall activities are likely to reduce further.