India Monsoon Updates: No Red alert in Kerala, Orange alert in 11 districts; 11 killed amid rain in Karnataka (2022)

India Monsoon Updates: No Red alert in Kerala, Orange alert in 11 districts; 11 killed amid rain in Karnataka (1)Cumulative rainfall in August and September will be normal over India. (Express Photo by Jithendra)

India Monsoon News Updates Today (August 3): Red alert was withdrawn from Kerala and Orange alert was issued in 11 districts of the state by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday, indicating a probable decrease in the intensity of the rains hitting the southern state.

As many as 11 people, including children, have been killed in several rain-related accidents across Karnataka in a month even as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert for the districts of the coastal region of the state forecasting ‘heavy to very heavy rain’ till August 5.

After a brief gap, Delhi on Wednesday received light rainfall in several parts, including east and south Delhi. Weather forecasters have said rains are likely to pick up in Delhi for two to three days with the monsoon trough moving down from the foothills of the Himalayas.

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India Monsoon Updates: No Red alert in Kerala, Orange alert in 11 districts; 11 killed amid rain in Karnataka (2)
India Monsoon Updates: No Red alert in Kerala, Orange alert in 11 districts; 11 killed amid rain in Karnataka (3)

23:19 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Light showers in parts of Delhi

A fresh bout of rain drenched Delhi on Wednesday, providing respite from the sultry weather. Several parts of the capital, including east and south Delhi, reported light rain.

Weather forecasters have said rains are likely to pick up in Delhi for two to three days with the monsoon trough moving down from the foothills of the Himalayas.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light to moderate rain in the capital over the next three days. (PTI)

22:23 (IST)03 Aug 2022

North Bihar rivers, Ganga in spate, Nitish inspects amid flood threat

Threat of a flood loomed large in northern districts of Bihar on Wednesday with many rivers in the region flowing above danger levels, the water resources department said.

Heavy rainfall in Nepal and some parts of the state situated along the border has caused a rise in water levels of Kosi, Kamala Balan and Bagmati rivers over the past few days, it said.

The three rivers were flowing well above their danger marks in districts such as Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Supaul, Madhubani, Khagaria and Purnea. (PTI)

22:23 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Heavy rains in Kerala: 18 deaths till date, thousands displaced, many properties damaged

Landslides and flash floods in Kerala triggered by heavy rains killed 18 people in the last few days, damaged hundreds of properties and displaced thousands to relief camps, the state government said on Wednesday.

While the Kerala State Emergency Operations Centre (KSEOC) pegged the number of deaths in the state on Wednesday at three and the total, since July 31, as 15, district EOCs of Thrissur and Kottayam additionally reported one and two deaths, respectively, later in the evening.

The Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said 5,168 people have been relocated from disaster-hit and disaster-prone areas of the state to 178 relief camps. In a statement, it said 198 properties in the state were partially damaged and 30 houses completely destroyed in the rains from July 31 to till date. (PTI)

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22:22 (IST)03 Aug 2022

K'taka govt to fund education of children whose parents died in house collapse: CM

The Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said the State government would take care of education of children who lost their parents and relatives in a landslide in Muttalli village in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district.

“We have given relief amount to the next of kin of four people who were killed in house collapse. The government will take care of the education of the children, be it hostel fees or education fees. If they don't have a house, I have told the deputy commissioner to build a house for them,” Bommai told reporters after inspecting the spot where four members of a family were buried alive under the house which collapsed following landslide in a nearby hillock on Tuesday.

The Chief Minister said Muttalli and surrounding places in Bhatkal town witnessed so much of rains, which had never occurred in the past. (PTI)

22:21 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Srinagar records highest rainfall in June-July in 122 years

Srinagar recorded the highest rainfall for the months of June and July in 122 years with the city receiving 107 per cent more precipitation than average, a private weather forecaster said on Wednesday.

"It was the wettest 61-day period in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, since at least 1901," Faizan Arif, who operates 'Kashmir Weather' on Twitter, said.

He said the observatory located at Ram Munshi Bagh in Srinagar recorded a total rainfall of 230.0 mm in the first two monsoon months against an average rainfall of 110.9 mm, which is 107 per cent above average. (PTI)

22:20 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Tamil Nadu gets excess-to-average rainfall this monsoon: Minister

Tamil Nadu has received 242.9-mm rainfall during the SouthWest monsoon, which is over 94 per cent more than the average rainfall, State Revenue and Disaster Management Minister K K S S R Ramachandran said on Wednesday.

With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting heavy rains this week, the State administration has taken precautionary measures for rescue and relief operation, he said.

“During this SouthWest monsoon, the State received 242.9 mm rainfall from June 1 to August 2. This is 94 per cent in excess of the average rainfall,” the Minister said. During the last 24 hours, 32 districts of the State got an average rainfall of 5.48 mm. (PTI)

18:51 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Kerala sets up 178 relief camps; over 5,000 people relocated

A total of 178 relief camps have been opened in the state following heavy rains and around 5,168 people were shifted to these places.

Thrissur has seen the largest number of displaced people. Here, 1,451 people have been shifted in 37 camps.

Meanwhile, the District Collector has declared a holiday on August 4 for all educational institutions including professional colleges and Anganwadis in Alappuzha.

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18:34 (IST)03 Aug 2022

In pictures | Kotwali area in ​​Kanpur district inundated after heavy rainfall

Uttar Pradesh | Severe waterlogging witnessed in Kotwali area of ​​Kanpur district, after heavy rainfall pic.twitter.com/hCXLQm8cIl

— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) August 3, 2022

18:21 (IST)03 Aug 2022

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18:18 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Ganga flowing below danger level: Central Water Commission director

Central Water Commission director Sanjiv Kumar Suman Wednesday said that the Ganga river is currently flowing below the danger level.

“Rivers in the northern-Bihar region are flowing above danger mark. Nepal has not received much rainfall. If it does, the situation can become alarming,” news agency ANI quoted Suman as saying.

Patna, Bihar | The Ganga river is currently flowing below the danger level. Rivers in the northern-Bihar region are flowing above danger mark. Nepal has not received much rainfall. If it does, the situation could be alarming: Sanjiv Kumar Suman, Director, Central Water Commission pic.twitter.com/ZDKeSspRxK

— ANI (@ANI) August 3, 2022

18:15 (IST)03 Aug 2022

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18:07 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Govt releases Rs 648 crore as flood relief to Assam where 197 died in 2022

The Centre has released Rs 648.80 crore in 2022-23 as disaster assistance to Assam where 197 people have lost their lives due to floods and landslides this year.

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha that during the south-west monsoon of 2022, floods and landslides reported to have caused extensive damage in various districts in Assam.

Rai said the central government, without waiting for the memorandum from the Assam government, has constituted an Inter Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) on May 19, 2022 for on the spot assessment of damage caused by the deluge. The IMCT visited Assam from May 26 to May 29 and for the second time from June 30 to July 3. (PTI)

15:21 (IST)03 Aug 2022

No Red alert in Kerala, Orange alert in 11 districts

Red alert was withdrawn from Kerala and Orange alert issued in 11 districts of the state by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday, indicating a probable decrease in the intensity of the rains hitting the southern state.

The IMD at 12 PM withdrew the Red alert from the state and issued Orange alert for the day in all the districts barring Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Kasaragod where Yellow alerts have been issued.

The Red alert issued in the state for August 4 was withdrawn while Orange alert was being issued in 12 districts for Thursday, according to an IMD district rainfall forecast issued for Kerala at 10 AM.

At 10 AM on Wednesday, IMD had declared Red alert in the districts of Kottayam, Idukki and Ernakulam for the day and Orange alert in the remaining districts. ---PTI

15:19 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Parts of Rajasthan battered by torrential rain

Heavy rains drenched several places in Rajasthan in the last 24 hours with Mount Abu in Sirohi district recording 134 mm rainfall, the Meteorological (MeT) department said on Wednesday.

The MeT office has issued a warning for heavy rainfall in many parts of the state in the next 24 hours.

Mount Abu received 134 mm of rainfall followed by 120 mm in Anond of Pratapgarh, 70 mm each in Dungarpur's Nithua and Nagaur's Didwana, 60 mm in Bhilwara's Mandal and Sikar's Fatehgarh. State capital Jaipur recorded 60 mm of rain during this period. According to the MeT department, the second spell of heavy rains in the state will start from Wednesday. ---PTI

15:14 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Delhi receives light rainfall today

After a brief gap, Delhi on Wednesday received light rainfall in several parts, including east and south Delhi. Weather forecasters have said rains are likely to pick up in Delhi for two to three days with the monsoon trough moving down from the foothills of the Himalayas. ---PTI

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14:29 (IST)03 Aug 2022

11 killed amid rain in Karnataka, state to receive heavy rainfall till August 5

As many as 11 people, including children, have been killed in several rain-related accidents across Karnataka in a month even as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert for the districts of the coastal region of the state forecasting ‘heavy to very heavy rain’ till August 5.

Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority commissioner Manoj Rajan said nine people have died in the landslides in the state’s Uttara Kannada and Dakshina Kannada districts. “Five people have died in Dakshina Kannada and four people have died in Uttara Kannada this season (June 1-August 2),” said Rajan. Read more

13:35 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Tamil Nadu rains: IMD issues red alert for several districts

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for a few districts along the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu over the next couple of days. According to a release, isolated heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy rainfall at one or two places is likely to occur over Theni, Dindigul, Thirupur and Coimbatore districts on Wednesday, and Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts on Thursday. Read more

12:13 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Mumbai receives showers after gap of fortnight

Mumbaikars woke up to a rainy morning on Wednesday as showers made a comeback in the metropolis after a gap of around a fortnight.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted partially cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain or thundershowers in the city and its suburbs in the next 24 hours, a civic official said.

Heavy rains had pounded the city in the first half of July, although the latter part of the month mostly remained dry, due to which the temperature and humidity had gone up. But Wednesday's showers brought the mercury levels down and turned the weather pleasant.

Since Tuesday midnight, parts of the city had been getting drizzles with occasional spells of moderate to heavy rains. The island city, eastern suburbs and western suburbs recorded rainfall of 17.22 mm, 6.37 mm, 3.56 mm rainfall, respectively, in the last 24 hours, the civic officials said. ---PTI

12:11 (IST)03 Aug 2022

Light rain likely in Delhi today

After a brief gap, rains are likely to pick up in Delhi for two to three days with the monsoon trough moving down from the foothills of the Himalayas, weather forecasters have said.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a generally cloudy sky on Wednesday and light to moderate rain in the capital over the next three days.

The monsoon trough started moving down from the foothills of the Himalayas towards central India on Tuesday. Delhi will get rains when the trough will pass over it, said Mahesh Palawat, vice president (meteorology and climate change), Skymet Weather.

The precipitation in Delhi will reduce after this spell for around a week, he said. ---PTI

Cumulative rainfall in August and September will be normal over India. (Express Photo by Jithendra)India Monsoon News Updates Today (August 3): Red alert was withdrawn from Kerala and Orange alert was issued in 11 districts of the state by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday, indi...

Landslides and flash floods in Kerala triggered by heavy rains killed 18 people in the last few days, damaged hundreds of properties and displaced thousands to relief camps, the state government said on Wednesday.. Tamil Nadu has received 242.9-mm rainfall during the SouthWest monsoon, which is over 94 per cent more than the average rainfall, State Revenue and Disaster Management Minister K K S S R Ramachandran said on Wednesday.. Red alert was withdrawn from Kerala and Orange alert issued in 11 districts of the state by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday, indicating a probable decrease in the intensity of the rains hitting the southern state.. The Red alert issued in the state for August 4 was withdrawn while Orange alert was being issued in 12 districts for Thursday, according to an IMD district rainfall forecast issued for Kerala at 10 AM.. Heavy rains drenched several places in Rajasthan in the last 24 hours with Mount Abu in Sirohi district recording 134 mm rainfall, the Meteorological (MeT) department said on Wednesday.. As many as 11 people, including children, have been killed in several rain-related accidents across Karnataka in a month even as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert for the districts of the coastal region of the state forecasting ‘heavy to very heavy rain’ till August 5.. According to a release, isolated heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy rainfall at one or two places is likely to occur over Theni, Dindigul, Thirupur and Coimbatore districts on Wednesday, and Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts on Thursday.

Places falling on the banks of the Periyar river have been put on high alert by the Ernakulam district administration as the water released from the Idukki dam has reached flood-prone areas of Aluva in Kochi on Wednesday morning. IMD has sounded an orange alert for very heavy rainfall in large parts of Kerala on October 20-21. The alert for heavy rains of 12-20cm have been issued in all districts, except Kollam, Alappuzha and Kasaragod. The above three districts are on yellow alert for isolated heavy rainfall of 7-11cm. On October 21, 12 districts, except Kannur and Kasaragod are on orange alert. A yellow alert has been issued in two districts. Stay with TOI for more updates.

Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, lashes several parts of Kerala; orange alert issued for eight districts of state indicating very heavy showers. While the orange alerts for heavy to very heavy rains have been called off for most districts except Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Idukki on Thursday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has sounded a yellow alert for heavy rainfall of 7-11cm in five districts, including Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Malappuram.. IMD issues orange alert for parts of Kerala amid heavy rains. India Meteorological Department on Wednesday continued its orange alert warning following heavy rains in Kerala.. The India Meteorological Department (IMD), which had sounded an orange alert (heavy to very heavy rain) for 11 districts of the state during Wednesday withdrew it and changed it to yellow predicting 'moderate rain' in these areas during the day.

Monsoon Rains Updates: Heavy downpour across India has thrown life out of gear. In major cities, road communication links have been disrupted due to waterlogging. Incidents of landslides, lightning strikes, etc, have claimed many lives.

Image Source : PTI Mumbai: Vehicles ply on a road amid monsoon rain Monsoon Rains Updates: Four more people have died in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra, taking the toll in the current monsoon season to 99, said the state disaster management department in a report on Thursday.. The IMD has also forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places in several districts, including Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Bargarh, and heavy rainfall in Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Khurda, Puri, Boudh and Angul.. According to the Meteorological Department, Bungra in Banswara recorded 137 mm of rainfall while Bagidora, Shergarh, Raipur, Sajjangarh and Sallopat received 98 mm, 93 mm, 91 mm, 80 mm and 79 mm, respectively, during this period.. Amid the prevailing flood-like situations in the Valsad district of Gujarat, the police and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have relocated at least 350 people to safer places from the low-lying areas of the district, Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Nilesh Kukadia said on Wednesday.. According to the meteorological department, Bungra in Banswara recorded 137 mm rain, while the rainfall gauged in Bagidora, Shergarh, Raipur, Sajjangarh and Sallopat was 98 mm, 93 mm, 91 mm, 80 mm and 79 mm, respectively.. Heavy rains lashed several parts of Gujarat in the last 24 hours and many areas in Navsari went under knee-deep water as some rivers in the district were in spate, officials said on Thursday.. A 50-year-old woman was injured when a portion of her house collapsed in Maharashtra's Thane district after heavy showers on Thursday morning, civic officials said.. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) here said extremely heavy rainfall occurred at most places in Nirmal district, at a few places in Kumram Bheem and Peddapalli districts and at isolated places in Adilabad, Jagtial, Karimnagar and other districts.. Pune city and the district have been witnessing heavy downpour for the last few days and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall on Thursday too.. With the death of four more persons in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra's Thane district on Wednesday, the toll since June 1 has gone up to 12, while more than 850 people have been moved to safer places from low-lying areas flooded due to incessant showers in the last two days, an official said.. Latur district in Maharashtra received average 56.5 mm rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended 8 am on Wednesday, while its cumulative rainfall recorded so far this monsoon stood at 307.9 mm, officials said.. The tehsil-wise data of the total rainfall this season is as follows: Latur 282.1 mm, Ausa 196.6 mm, Ahmedpur 425.7 mm, Nilanga 210.6 mm, Udgir 399.1 mm, Chakur 370.2 mm, Renapur 298.3 mm, Deoni 301.6 mm, Shirooor-Anantpal 354.0, Jalkot 416.0 mm.

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