New Delhi: Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely over parts of East India and thunderstorms along with lightning and gusty winds exceeding up to 40 km expected at isolated places in North India today, the IMD said.
According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), “Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely over Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Assam & Meghalaya.
“And heavy rainfall at isolated places over Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal and Kerala & Mahe,” the IMD said.
“Thunderstorm with lightning & gusty winds (speed reaching 30-40 kmph) at isolated places very likely over Uttarakhand, Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi,” it said in daily weather bulletin.
“With lightning at isolated places over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan & Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Coastal & South Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe, Lakshadweep,” it said.
Strong Winds (speed 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph) very likely over Southwest, Westcentral & north-west Arabian Sea. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into these areas.