Heavy rainfall predicted over 21 states for next few days, here's the list
The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall over several states of the northwest, northeast and peninsular India for the next few days.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday (October 17, 2021) said that a western disturbance lies over Afghanistan and neighborhood and is interacting with easterlies at lower levels from the Bay of Bengal. The weather department stated that it is very likely to continue for the next 2-3 days and under its influence, heavy rainfall is expected over several states of the northwest, northeast and peninsular India for the next few days.
Heavy rains over northeast India
In a weather bulletin released at 1:30 PM on Sunday, the IMD predicted fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rainfall with heavy rainfall over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura between October 18-20, over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya between October 18 and October 21.
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Rainfall alert for Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand
Heavy showers over Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala
The Met department has stated that a fresh spell of the easterly wave is likely to affect south Peninsular India from October 20.
It predicted fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls over Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry from October 20 and said that it is likely to continue for subsequent 3-4 days.
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Heavy rainfall over Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Sikkim
Due to strong easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal, heavy spell of rainfall activity is very likely to continue over east India till October 20, the IMD said.
It said that fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rainfall with heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over Odisha on October 18, over Gangetic West Bengal between October 18 and 20 and over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during October 18-20.
Jharkhand may also see heavy showers between October 18-19 and Bihar on October 19.
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