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Southwest monsoon has reached most of the states of the country. Due to this effect, there was heavy rain in many states and other cities of the country including Delhi, Mumbai. People faced difficulties in movement due to water logging on several roads in Mumbai and Delhi.
The Meteorological Department had announced the arrival of monsoon in Delhi only yesterday. Monsoon has advanced over Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. Apart from this, Monsoon has also covered parts of Rajasthan, Punjab, Chandigarh and Haryana. Monsoon has already knocked in most of the states of the country including Odisha, Karnataka, Kerala.
Delhi received its first monsoon rain on Thursday. There is a possibility of light rain in the capital Delhi even today. There is a possibility of light rain in the capital for the next five days. Due to this the weather got cooler and got rid of the heat and humidity that had been going on for the past several days. Talking about Mumbai, the commercial capital of the country, along with less political heat there, the weather has cooled down. Pedestrians faced difficulties due to water logging following heavy rains in many areas of Mumbai.
Thunderstorm and rain expected in UP too
In UP, there is a possibility of rain with thunderstorms in the eastern and western parts including the capital Lucknow. According to Skymet Weather, monsoon has knocked in Bihar, Uttarakhand, UP. Soon Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab will also arrive. There will be relief from heat and temperature. Districts like Gorakhpur, Bijnor, Lakhimpur, Varanasi, Hardoi have recorded heavy rainfall. There is a possibility of heavy rain for the next two-three days. Monsoon has knocked in most of the districts of western UP on Thursday. Meerut, Bulandshahr, Bijnor, Shamli and Saharanpur, Meerut received rainfall. Lucknow Meteorological Department director JP Gupta told that the monsoon is active. Similar weather will prevail for the next two-three days. There will be less and more rain in all the districts including East Uttar Pradesh.
Heavy rain alert in eight cities of Bihar
In Bihar, it rained in many cities including the capital Patna. The Meteorological Department has issued an alert of thunderstorms and heavy rain in East and West Champaran, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Gopalganj, Madhubani, Supaul, Araria and Kishanganj.
By July 6, there will be rain in the whole country
According to the Meteorological Department, by July 6, the monsoon will cover the entire country. Conditions are favorable for further advance of Monsoon into remaining parts of Rajasthan, entire Punjab and Haryana in next 24 hours.