IMD predicts heavy rains in several parts of India for next 4-5 days

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New Delhi: States in North, Western and Eastern parts of India are likely to receive heavy rainfall over the next 4-5 days, the IMD said today.

“Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Gujarat State, West Madhya Pradesh, East UP and East Rajasthan during 15th-17th,” the IMD said.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), “Parts of East Madhya Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand would witness fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls today and reduction thereafter.”

Scattered to fairly widespread rainfall very likely over northwest India (excluding Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh) during 15 to 17 September.

“Isolated heavy rainfall over Uttarakhand, West Uttar Pradesh on 15; Over Haryana on 16; over West Rajasthan on 17 & 18 September,” the IMD said

Isolated very heavy falls likely over Uttarakhand and west Uttar Pradesh on 16th, September 2021.

Rainfall activity is likely to increase over Odisha & Gangetic West Bengal with fairly widespread to widespread rainfall & isolated heavy falls over above areas on 18 & 19 September, the IMD said.

Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, it said.

The IMD has also predicted strong surface wind (speed reaching 30-40 kmph ) at isolated places over Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and northeast Rajasthan.

A strong wind (speed 40-50 kmph to gusting 60 kmph) very likely over the Southwest & Westcentral Arabian Sea; Northeast Arabian Sea and along & off Gujarat-north Maharashtra coasts.

Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas, the IMD said.