Weather News Updates: 'Yellow' Alert Issued for Mumbai, Thane And Sindhudurg; Severe Waterlogging in Andhra's Srikakulam Due to Heavy Rains

Weather Updates: Parts of Mumbai and Kolkata were inundated after heavy rains on Monday

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Last Updated: September 13, 2022, 22:55 IST

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The MeT department issues four color-coded predictions based on the prevailing weather systems. (File photo/PTI)

Weather Updates: The Indian Meteorological Department on Tuesday evening issued a ‘yellow’ alert for Mumbai, Thane, and Sindhudurg. Earlier in the day, heavy rains lashed Mumbai and neighboring areas and the IMD had predicted more showers in the city. It had also issued an ‘orange alert’ for Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Satara, predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in the three Read More

Sep 13, 2022 19:55 IST

Severe Waterlogging in Andhra's Srikakulam Due to Heavy Rains

Continuous heavy rains for the past few days have triggered severe waterlogging in parts of Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh including on the Chennai-Kolkata national highway.

Sep 13, 2022 19:49 IST

Several Rivers in Spate in Karnataka, Following Heavy Rains

Several rivers in Karnataka are again in spate following heavy rains in their catchment areas as well as in the upstream in the neighbouring Maharashtra, officials said on Tuesday. Krishna, Bhadra, Tunga, Bhima, Ghataprabha, Malaprabha, Markandeya Hiranyakeshi and several other small rivers and rivulets are “swollen and flowing dangerously”, sources in the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre said. According to them, the affected districts are: Belagavi, Bagalkote, Vijayapura, Chikkamagaluru, Uttara Kannada and Kodagu. The sources said Gokak town in Belagavi and parts of Bagalkote are flooded due to torrential rains in parts of Maharashtra.

Sep 13, 2022 18:14 IST

IMD Issues 'Yellow' Alert for Mumbai, Thane And Sindhudurg

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today issued ‘yellow’ alert for Mumbai, Thane and Sindhudurg.

Sep 13, 2022 15:11 IST

Bengaluru Flood: BBMP Releases List of IT Parks Involved in Encroachments

Sep 13, 2022 14:57 IST

Mumbai Lakes Will Likely Reach 100% Mark This Weekend

With the IMD predicting significant rain activity in the city over the next few days, Mumbai’s lakes that supply its drinking water are likely to reach the 100 percent mark by this weekend, a report by Times of India states.

Sep 13, 2022 13:41 IST

Demolition Drive Underway in Bengaluru, Illegal Resident and Commercial Structures Being Razed

Sep 13, 2022 13:26 IST

WATCH | BBMP Conducts Demolition Drive in Bengaluru's Mahadevapura

Sep 13, 2022 13:03 IST

Orange Alert in 3 Maharashtra Districts

The IMD has issued an orange alert for Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara, predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in the three districts.

Sep 13, 2022 13:02 IST

Heavy Rain Lashes Mumbai

The MeT department’s Santacruz observatory in Mumbai, representative of suburbs, recorded 93.4 mm rainfall in the 24-hour period till 8.30 am on Tuesday, marking another spell of heavy downpour here in the current monsoon season.

The Colaba observatory, representative of the island city, recorded 59.2 mm rainfall during the same period, an IMD official said. The IMD has predicted moderate showers in Mumbai on Tuesday.

Sep 13, 2022 12:21 IST

Telangana: 5 Dead in Rain-related Incidents in Last 24 Hours

As heavy rains lashed the state, five people, including a two year old from Hyderabad, died in separate rain related incidents in the last 24 hours, as per a Times of India report.

Sep 13, 2022 12:09 IST

Yellow Alert for Mumbai, Pune Tomorrow

The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a ‘yellow’ alert for Mumbai, and its adjoining Pune, Thande, Palghar and Raigad for Wednesday and Thursday.

Mumbai city, its suburbs, Konkan, and Goa are likely to receive heavy to very heavy downpour in the next two days, according to a private weather forecasting firm, reports Hindustan Times.

Sep 13, 2022 11:59 IST

K'taka Revenue Min Says all Demolitions to be Completed by 'Next Monsoon'; B'luru Floods Discussion in Assembly

Sep 13, 2022 11:54 IST

SDRF Rescues 5 Trapped in Uttarakhand's Maldevta as River Water Level Rises

Sep 13, 2022 11:25 IST

Bengaluru Demolition Drive Continues, Citizens Criticise Late Action, Question Why IT Parks Being Saved

As the BBMP continues its demolition drive to raze illegal structures built over stormwater drains in Mahadevapura area, many have criticised the delayed action, and questioned why smaller structures are being razed but no action is being taken on IT parks.

Sep 13, 2022 11:01 IST

Huge Quantities of Cultivated Flowers Destroyed in West Bengal Districts Ahead of Festive Season

Incessant rains have led to damage of at least 2,300 hectares of flowers in East Midnapore and West Midnapore. Similar damage has been reported from flower producers Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Howrah where marigold, jasmine and dopati, that are in great demand for the upcoming Viswakarma Puja in West Bengal, grow, reports The Telegraph.

Sep 13, 2022 10:37 IST

Heavy Rain Expected in Gujarat

According to the IMD bulletin, a cyclonic circulation over the east central Arabian Sea will bring rain across the state on Tuesday.

Sep 13, 2022 10:19 IST

UP Likely to Receive Moderate Showers, Thunderstorms

Many parts of east UP and some parts of west UP may get light to moderate rainfall for the next four days, in addition to scattered thundershowers, as per Times of India.

Sep 13, 2022 10:11 IST

Light Rains, Drizzle Expected in Delhi

India Meteorological Department (IMD) said a depression over Odisha was gradually moving towards central India and moisture-laden easterly winds were now blowing towards Delhi leading to rain in parts of the city after midnight, as per Hindustan Times.

Safdarjung, Delhi’s base station for weather, received 9.4mm of rainfall between midnight and 5:30am.

Sep 13, 2022 10:01 IST

Yellow Alert Issued in Several Uttarakhand Districts

The regional weather department of Dehradun has sounded a yellow alert for Pithoragarh, Champawat, Bageshwar and Nainital in Uttarakhand. An orange alert has also been issued for heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated areas of Uttarakhand from September 14 to 16, as per India Today. 

Sep 13, 2022 09:54 IST

Severe Waterlogging in Parts of Kolkata | WATCH

districts. The MeT department issues four color-coded predictions based on the prevailing weather systems. The green color indicates no warning, yellow is to keep a watch, orange is to stay alert, while red means a warning and that action needs to be taken.

Meanwhile, several rivers in Karnataka are again in spate following heavy rains in their catchment areas as well as the upstream in neighboring Maharashtra, officials said. Krishna, Bhadra, Tunga, Bhima, Ghataprabha, Malaprabha, Markandeya Hiranyakeshi, and several other small rivers and rivulets are “swollen and flowing dangerously”, sources in the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre said. According to them, the affected districts are Belagavi, Bagalkote, Vijayapura, Chikkamagaluru, Uttara Kannada, and Kodagu. The sources said Gokak town in Belagavi and parts of Bagalkote are flooded due to torrential rains in parts of Maharashtra.

Sources said 11 gates of Bhima Barrage were opened and over one lakh cusecs of water released. Similarly, the Hidkal dam gate has also been opened releasing over 28,000 cusecs of water from it. Reports said water is overflowing in many bridges in Chikkodi, Ramadurga, Nippani and Khanapur Taluks in Belagavi district, Mudhol Taluk in Bagalkote district, and Honnavar in Uttara Kannada district.

Landslides were reported in some parts of Charmadi Ghat, according to officials.

Meanwhile, the Bengaluru civic body has kicked off a demolition drive to pull down illegal encroachments on stormwater drains. The BBMP on Monday started the demolition in eight places, which were allegedly causing flooding in and around Bellandur in the Mahadevapura zone. The city was inundated with severe waterlogging last week, with many homes and roads submerged, leading to a public outcry about the city’s infrastructure and illegal encroachments. With this, CM Bommai on Monday said that all illegal encroachments on stormwater drains would be removed even if the properties belong to influential IT/BT companies.

Parts of Odisha and West Bengal have also been been battered by heavy rains as a depression formed over south Chhattisgarh and adjoining southeast Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal is likely to experience heavy rains until Tuesday morning, as per the Met department.

(with inputs from PTI)

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