The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday night itself issued an orange alert for Tuesday, anticipating heavy rain in many areas of Kerala. According to the Meteorological Department, there will be heavy rain in some areas of the state while moderate rain is expected at some places. Heavy rain has also been predicted in Karnataka today. Due to rain in Bengaluru, there is water logging at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIAL) here.
On October 12 i.e. today, an orange alert has been issued by the Meteorological Department expressing the possibility of heavy rains in Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Alafuzha, Ernakulam and Idukki districts of Kerala. A yellow alert has been issued for light rain in Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts.
Light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated thunderstorm (wind speed 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph) and heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands during next 5 days. pic.twitter.com/sZWqn2O3FF
In the forecast released on Monday, the Meteorological Department said that there is a possibility of rain and thundershowers in Madhya Maharashtra, Goa and Konkan for the next three days. Also, there is a possibility of heavy rain in some areas of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka today. The Meteorological Department tweeted about the Southwest Monsoon on Tuesday. It has been told that the Southwest Monsoon has completely withdrawn from Jharkhand, Bihar, parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and parts of Maharashtra, Odisha and West Bengal.
Southwest monsoon has further withdrawn from entire Jharkhand, Bihar; some more parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh and some parts of Maharashtra, Odisha & West Bengal. pic.twitter.com/ckSAsRBGUc
— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) October 11, 2021
It rained in Mumbai, Maharashtra on Monday. The Meteorological Department had predicted rain in Mumbai in the evening or night. At the same time, IMD has predicted moderate to heavy rains in Chennai and adjoining areas. The high altitude areas of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh received the first snowfall of the season on Monday as the minimum temperatures dropped in both the union territories.