New Delhi, August 19
Parts of central and east India are more likely to obtain heavy rainfall over the subsequent 5 days, the India Meteorological Department stated on Wednesday.
According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre and Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD, a well-marked low strain space lies over north coastal Odisha. A low strain space is the primary stage of any cyclone.
It could be very more likely to transfer westwards and focus right into a melancholy throughout the subsequent 24 hours, the IMD stated.
It stated beneath the affect of those programs, widespread rainfall with “isolated heavy to very heavy falls” are very seemingly together with “isolated extremely heavy falls” over Odisha on Wednesday.
Heavy rainfall can also be anticipated over Chhattisgarh on August 19-20, east Madhya Pradesh on August 20, west Madhya Pradesh on August 21 and 22, east Rajasthan on August 22 and Gujarat on August 22 and 23.
Detailing the seemingly impression of the heavy rains over Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, there are possibilities of localised flooding of roads, water logging in low mendacity areas and closure of underpasses primarily in city areas. It could result in riverine flooding in some river catchments, it added. PTI