New Delhi: Parts of east, northwest and peninsular India are likely to receive heavy rainfall and are expected to witness thunderstorms along with lightning and gusty winds, the IMD said today.
According to India Meteorological Department, “Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam & Meghalaya.
Heavy rainfall likely at isolated places over West Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Gujarat State, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan & Goa, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala & Mahe, it said.
The IMD has also predicted thunderstorms accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Bihar, West Bengal & Sikkim, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal.
Strong winds (speed 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph) very likely over Gujarat coast; (speed 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph) over Southwest & central Arabian Sea; South Bay of Bengal and South Andaman Sea, the IMD said.
Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas, it added.