While the monsoon is active in other parts including Bihar, East UP, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand and other parts, Delhi-NCR will have to wait for one more week for the monsoon. There is a possibility of rain in Bihar till June 28, while the areas of eastern Uttar Pradesh are getting rain. Here, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that there is no possibility of further advance of monsoon over Delhi and parts of Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab during the next seven days. According to the Meteorological Department, there may be rain in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Sikkim, Jharkhand, and Chhattisgarh for the next four-five days.
According to the Meteorological Department, the southwest monsoon has so far covered most parts of the country except some parts of Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Punjab. The main feature of the monsoon this year is an earlier advance of normal over East, Central and North-West India. However, it is not likely to move further into the rest of the country during the next seven days.
States located in the eastern part of the country are likely to receive intense monsoon rains this week. Heavy rain is expected in many states of eastern India in the next five days. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), there will be heavy rain in West Bengal, Sikkim, North Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Jharkhand during the next five days due to easterly and southeasterly winds. Apart from this, heavy rain has also been forecast at isolated places in Jharkhand on Wednesday. Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim are likely to receive heavy rain on Thursday and Friday. Intense rain is very likely over Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha for the next five days (June 23-27).