Heavy rains likely over East and Northeast India: IMD

at 12:50 pm
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New Delhi: Heavy rainfall is likely to occur over parts of East and Northeast India today and it is expected to increase over the next seven days, the IMD said.

“Heavy Rainfall very likely at isolated places over Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe,” the IMD said in its daily weather bulletin.

Thunderstorm with lightning very likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Telangana, Rayalseema and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, it said.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), “Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Punjab are unlikely to receive Southwest monsoon till the end of June month.”

Weak monsoon spell over Central, Peninsular and northwest India during next 7 days and increase in rainfall activity over northeast India during the same period, it said yesterday.

Southwest monsoon 2021 so far covered most parts of the country except parts of Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Punjab.

However, further progress over the remaining parts of the country is unlikely during the next 7 days, it said.