The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast moderately scattered to fairly widespread rainfall over several parts of the country over the next five days. According to the IMD’s bulletin, southwest Monsoon will advance into the remaining parts of the country, namely Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab, during the next two days due to favourable conditions.
Several states and regions, including Chhattisgarh, east Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Konkan and Goa, will receive heavy rain in the next four days. Moreover, strong winds are forecast for the coastal areas of the country, potentially reaching 50 kmph in some areas. IMD has advised fishermen not to venture into the ocean due to these winds.
A cyclonic circulation lies over northwest Uttar Pradesh and its neighbourhood, and also over central parts of the south Bay of Bengal and adjoining the central Bay of Bengal.
Moderately scattered to fairly widespread rainfall is very likely to continue over the region during the next 24 hours, according to the IMD bulletin.
Uttarakhand is expected to receive isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall between July 2-6; eastern Uttar Pradesh is likely to get isolated heavy rainfall between July 4-6, and western Uttar Pradesh on July 5 and 6.
According to IMD, there is a high probability of widespread rainfall across the region over the next five days. From July 4 to 6, Chhattisgarh is expected to receive isolated heavy rainfall, which eastern MP and the Vidarbha region is likely to experience rainfall on between July 5 and 6.
The Konkan, Goa, and Ghat areas of Madhya Maharashtra are very likely to experience moderate to widespread rainfall during the next five days. Gujarat is also expected to see heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours, according to the IMD forecast.
East and Northeast India:
In the next five days, widespread light to moderate rainfall is expected over sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, according to IMD. From June 2 to 3, isolated heavy rainfall is also likely in Bihar. Meanwhile, West Bengal is likely to receive rainfall on July 2, Jharkhand on July 3 and Odisha from July 3 to 6.
Kerala, Mahe, and coastal Karnataka are very likely to experience scattered to widespread rainfall during the next five days, while Andhra Pradesh and southern interior Karnataka are expected to receive rains from July 3 to 6. There is also a possibility of isolated heavy rainfall in coastal Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala during the next 5 days; in south interior Karnataka, coastal Andhra Pradesh, and Rayalaseema from July 3 to 5; and in Telangana from July 4 to 5. Isolated very heavy rainfall is also likely over coastal Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu from July 3 to July 6, as stated in the IMD bulletin.
Source : Indian Express