New Delhi, August 25
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted very heavy rainfall over east, north and central India through the subsequent 5 days and issued a pink alert for Odisha for August 26 and for Chhattisgarh, a day later.
It stated a low strain space (cyclonic circulation) over north Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood may be very prone to transfer west-northwestwards through the subsequent four-five days.
Under the affect of this technique, widespread rainfall with remoted heavy to very heavy falls are very doubtless over Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand until August 28 and over Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and west Rajasthan throughout August 26-28, the IMD added.
Isolated extraordinarily heavy falls are additionally very doubtless over Odisha on August 25-26 and over Chhattisgarh on August 27.
“The north, central and east India will experience widespread rainfall activity and it can also experience an intense rainfall activity over the next five days,” Sathi Devi, head of the nationwide climate forecasting centre, stated.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall at remoted locations are additionally doubtless in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand and heavy rainfall is probably going at remoted locations in Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, west Rajasthan, east Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha (Maharashtra), Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Telangana and Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal on August 26, the climate workplace stated. PTI