New Delhi: Parts of North India would continue to witness scattered to fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls in Uttarakhand and West Uttar Pradesh over the next 5 days, the IMD said today.
Punjab is likely to receive isolated light to moderate rain for the next 5 days while isolated heavy falls are likely over Haryana and Himachal Pradesh during the next three days, the IMD said.
According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), “Fairly widespread/widespread rainfall very likely over East Rajasthan and West Madhya Pradesh during the next 5 days.”
“Isolated heavy to very heavy falls with isolated extremely heavy rainfall very likely to continue over East Rajasthan and West Madhya Pradesh today, 03rd August, with reduction thereafter. It is likely to be isolated heavy to very heavy over these areas on 04th & 05th August, ” the IMD said.
Scattered rainfall with isolated heavy rainfall is also very likely over West Rajasthan on August 3, today.
“Current spell of scattered to fairly widespread rainfall activity very likely to continue over rest parts of North India with isolated heavy falls very likely over Uttarakhand and West Uttar Pradesh during next 5 days except Punjab where isolated light to moderate rain is likely,” the IMD said.
Reduced rainfall activity is likely to continue over Peninsular India and adjoining east Central India, Maharashtra and Gujarat state during the next 4-5 days, it said.
Significant reduction in the current spell of intense rainfall activity over Central and adjoining plains of northwest India (West Madhya Pradesh and East Rajasthan) likely from 4th August.
Top 21 heavy rainfall stations of India as reported today morning (based upon rainfall recorded from 0830 hours IST of yesterday to 0830 hours IST of today)(8 cm or more): Shivpuri-47; Devapura (Sawai Madhopur)-38; Guna-27; Baran-26; Lalitpur- 22; Ashoknagar-20; Tikamgarh-16; Tonk-17; Jaipur -14; Bundi, Dausa, Kota, Jhansi-12 each; Salt lake (Kolkota), Vidisha, Karauli-9 each; Jhalawar, Morena, Jammu, Mayabandar, Mahabaleshwar-8 each, the IMD said.
As per IMD, the well marked low pressure area over northwest Madhya Pradesh & neighbourhood with the associated cyclonic circulation extending up to 7.6 km above mean sea level persists.
It is likely to be practically stationary over same area during the next 24 hours and weaken gradually thereafter.
The western end of the monsoon trough is south of its normal position and is likely to shift northwards to north of its normal position during the next 48 hours, the IMD said.
Its eastern ends continue to run towards Arunachal Pradesh across North Bangladesh which is also very likely to remain north of its normal position during 4-5 days, it added.