Slower ocean circulation as the result of climate change could intensify extreme cold weather in the US, according to recent research.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday conducted an aerial survey of areas affected due to heavy rainfall. He informed that as many as 16 people have died so far in rain-related incidents.
According to the weather statement issued by the Odisha government, "The Deep Depression over north and adjoining central Bay of Bengal moved westwards with a speed of 14 km per hour in last six hours.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert warning of moderate to heavy rain in the national capital on Thursday.
The national capital woke up to moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday morning, bringing slight respite from the heat in the city.
The IMD said that the plains of northern India (Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan), central India and most parts of peninsular India (outside Tamil Nadu and Kerala) including Maharashtra and Gujarat will continue to receive light rain till August 15. After August 16, rain will intensify over peninsular India.
Many states of the country are suffering from rains and floods due to the Monsoon. The Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, in which very heavy rains have been predicted.
Citizens in the national capital woke up to heavy rainfall, resulting in waterlogging in a few areas on Sunday morning.
President Ram Nath Kovind was scheduled to visit Drass to pay tribute to the indomitable courage and sacrifice of the Indian Armed Forces during the Kargil War of 1999 at the Kargil War Memorial on the 22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, but his visit was canceled due to bad weather.
Intense rain at isolated places is likely in Navi Mumbai and Thane, the IMD further said. Navi Mumbai and Thane have been put on Orange alert, while Mumbai has been put on Yellow alert.