Rainfall intensity over NW India to decrease from today


July 21, New Delhi : The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said that rainfall intensity over Northwest India is very likely to decrease and further slowdown in intensity and spread is likely from Thursday onwards. "Scattered to fairly widespread rainfall with heavy rainfall is expected at isolated places likely over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and northwest Madhya Pradesh during next 24 hours and further decrease in rainfall intensity and spread over Northwest India thereafter," IMD said. Delhi-NCR has been receiving heavy rainfall for the past two days. For the 24 hours ending at 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday, Safdarjung had recorded 60.3 mm while Lodhi Road recorded 58.6 mm rainfall. Palam also witnessed 38.7 mm rainfall. /IANS


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