The Indian Meteorological Department on Tuesday stated that the Southwest Monsoon has arrived over the hill state of Uttarakhand and is expected to reach Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, and Chandigarh in next 48 hours.
The meteorologists also said that conditions are becoming favorable for its further advance into the remaining parts of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Western Himalayan Region, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, most parts of Punjab and some parts of Rajasthan during the next 48 hours.
The temperature in Chandigarh was at 35 degrees celsius while the rain is predicted on Thursday. On the other hand, Punjab’s temperature was around 37 degrees celsius and the rain is also predicted on Thursday. In Haryana, rain is predicted on Wednesday while the temperature is expected to be 33 degrees celsius.
Ahead of monsoon, Chandigarh’s civic body has been able to clear only 50 percent of the road gullies. As per the report, there are 30,000 road gullies in the city and municipal corporation officials said that they have been able to clean only around 15,000 gullies.