New Delhi: Several parts of India are likely to receive extremely heavy rainfall and expected to witness thunderstorms along with lightning and gusty winds exceeding up to 40 kmph, the IMD said today.
“Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely at isolated places over Chhattisgarh and Assam & Meghalaya while heavy rainfall likely at isolated places over East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal,” the IMD said.
“Parts of Odisha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam are also expected to receive heavy rainfall,” it said.
According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), “Thunderstorm with lightning & gusty winds (speed 30-40 kmph) at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West Rajasthan and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.”
“With lightning at isolated places over East UttarPradesh, East Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic WestBengal, Odisha, Rayalaseema, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, it said.
Strong Winds (speed 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph) very likely over Southwest, Westcentral and North Arabian Sea and along & off Gujarat coast. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas, the IMD added.