Monsoon tracker: Orange alert today and red alert until August 14 in Uttarakhand. view the forecast here
During August 11–14, majority of the districts in Uttarakhand have received "red" and "orange" alerts from the India Meteorological Department (IMD). According to IMD, Uttarakhand is also anticipated to see exceptionally heavy rains from August 12 to 14.
The meteorological office has forecast that there will likely be isolated periods of heavy to very heavy rain across Uttarakhand for the next four days as well as over Bihar, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya until August 12 and isolated periods of severe rain for the next two days. Today, August 12, an orange alert has been issued in Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Sub-Himalayan, West Bengal, and Sikkim.
The meteorological office has forecast that rainfall activity will likely be moderate over the rest of the nation during the course of the upcoming week.
The MeT office in Himachal Pradesh has warned of landslides, flash floods, mudslides, and an increase in water flow in rivers and canals as a result of the heavy rains expected on August 12 and 13. The MeT office also forecasted a wet spell in the state through August 17 and issued a yellow alert for the state.
27000 people are affected by Assam's worsening flood scenario.
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) reports that the flood situation in Assam has gotten worse as the deluge has affected almost 27000 persons in six districts. 5,666 persons in Dibrugarh and 19,163 in the Dhemaji district have been impacted. Flood waters are currently covering 175 villages among 18 revenue circles in the districts of Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Darrang, Jorhat, Golaghat, and Sivasagar. The Brahmaputra River is still flowing beyond the danger level mark at Neamatighat in the Jorhat district, as are the Dikhou River at Sivasagar and the Dhansiri River at Numaligarh in the Golaghat district, according to an ANI report.
7 people are killed and 4 injured as a car slides into a river in Chamba, Himachal Pradesh.
According to PTI, seven people died and four were injured after their car plunged into the Siul river in Chamba district on Friday after being struck by a landslip. This catastrophe prompted the establishment of an inquiry board to look into what happened and figure out how to avoid it happening again. According to the state emergency operation centre, 252 people have perished as a result of rain-related incidents and traffic accidents since the beginning of the monsoon in the hill state on June 24 until August 11. Of them, 41 people died in 87 landslides and 107 people died in traffic accidents.
Northwest India: Isolated heavy rainfall is likely over Himachal Pradesh from August 11 to 13; Uttarakhand from August 11 to 15; Punjab and Haryana on August 11 and 13; West Uttar Pradesh from August 11 to 14; East Uttar Pradesh from August 11 to 13; and Jammu on August 11.
-A small area of very heavy rainfall is highly likely to occur over Uttarakhand from August 11 to 14.
-Isolated very heavy rainfall is also probable over Uttarakhand from August 12 to 14.
- For the remaining northwest Indian regions, the weather office forecasts moderate rainfall activity over the following seven days.
Across Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim from August 11 to August 13, over Gangetic West Bengal on August 12 and 13 and over Jharkhand on August 12 and 13, there is a very good chance of isolated, heavy rainfall activity.
-On August 11 and 12, there is a chance of sporadic, extremely heavy rainfall over Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim.
Across Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya from August 11 to 15, as well as over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura on August 11, 12, and 15, isolated heavy rainfall activity is quite likely.
-On August 12, there was sporadic, extremely heavy rainfall throughout Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya.
India's Central, West, and South
-Mild rainfall activity is anticipated across these areas during the next six days.
Coastal Andhra Pradesh is expected to experience hot, muggy weather through August 12.