Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 16
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast “fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls” over the plains of north-west India throughout July 16 and 20.
The IMD predicted most depth and distribution of rainfall between July 18 and 20.
“Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall is very likely over Gujarat, Konkan and Goa during the next two days, with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places,” learn the IMD assertion on Thursday.
“Rainfall intensity likely to decrease thereafter,” it added.
The IMD additional mentioned in view of possible shifting of jap finish of monsoon in direction of the foothills of Himalayas from July 19, pretty widespread to widespread rainfall with remoted heavy to very heavy fall was possible over North-East and adjoining east India from Sunday onwards.
“Isolated extremely heavy fall also likely over sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam and Meghalaya on July 20,” learn the assertion.
“Moderate to severe thunderstorm and lightning likely over east Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during next 12 hours,” the assertion added.