RAIN

Today, the minimum and maximum temperature of Delhi is hovering around 15 degrees Celsius and 30 degrees Celsius with the humidity at 52 per cent.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, there will be a possibility of light rain and thunderstorms throughout the city.

The India Meteorological Department also stated that the minimum and the maximum temperatures in Delhi-NCR would hover between 22 degree Celsius and 34 degree Celsius with a generally cloudy sky.

The state government had requested the Indian Air Force (IAF) for two helicopters for lifting and airdropping food packets and medicines, in the flood-affected areas of the region.

River Ganga is flowing over the danger level in Gazipur and Baliya while river Kuwano is flowing over the danger level in Chandradeep ghat in the Gonda district.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted "heavy to very heavy" rainfall with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over central Maharashtra.

According to Skymet, scattered rains accompanied with thunderstorm are likely to batter Delhi-NCR between September 13 to September 15.

National Disaster Response Force, Indian Army and local police are currently carrying out rescue efforts in flood-affected areas. The situation may take a turn for worse as the India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated places over the next five days.

Stating details of the overall monsoon in the country, it said, "The monsoon trough passes south of normal position and is active with two embedded cyclonic circulations: one over central Rajasthan and the other one over northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood."

The weather forecasting agency also stated that heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls are very likely at isolated places over Konkan, Goa, Sub-Himalayan, West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar and Coastal Karnataka.