Monsoon live update in India today: Corresponding to an increase in the intensity and unpredictability of rainfall, the cost of preparing Mumbai for monsoons has increased by about 150% over the past four to five years, BMC data shows. While Mumbai recorded an average rainfall of 2,200 mm during the monsoon, the city recorded around 3,000 mm of rain in 2021. Between 12-15% of BMC’s annual budget of Rs 45,949.21 for 2022-23 has been allocated. allocations to projects related to monsoon preparation – up from 7-8% four or five years ago, according to BMC estimates.

Meanwhile, PTI . news agency reports that in Uttar Pradesh, with rainfall shortfalls across the state during this monsoon, farmers are staring at difficult days ahead for fear their Kharif output will plummet. According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) data, Uttar Pradesh received only 170 mm (mm) of rain from June 1 to July 29, 50% less than the normal rainfall of 342.8. mm. Of the state’s 75 counties, 67 recorded shortfalls while only seven recorded normal rainfall during this time.

In Delhi, the weather office said the relative humidity at 8:30 a.m. was 95%. The national capital recorded 12.9 mm of rain in the past 24 hours ending at 8:30 am. The weather bureau has forecast mostly cloudy skies with light rain and showers. The maximum temperature is expected to reach 33 degrees Celsius. On Saturday, the maximum temperature in the national capital was 24.5 degrees Celsius, three degrees below normal, the report. news agency PTI.