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Weather Alert! These States Likely to Witness Heavy Rainfall Today; 93 Dead in Assam Floods

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia
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Monsoon has created a havoc in many states of India inviting unprecedented flood and heavy downpour. While the flood has affected 35 lakh people in Assam, it left huge damage to crops, livestock and human life.

The monsoon trough at mean sea level lies close to its normal position & extends up to 1.5 Km above mean sea level. It is very likely to shift close to foothills of Himalayas from 26th July, 2020, says IMD reports.

A cyclonic circulation lies over Jharkhand & neighbourhood extending upto mid tropospheric level. Another cyclonic circulation lies over southwest Uttar Pradesh & neighbourhood at mid tropospheric level. These systems are very likely to merge by tomorrow, the 25th July, 2020 and become less marked thereafter. A Western Disturbance as a cyclonic circulation at 3.1 km above mean sea level lies over western parts of Afghanistan & neighbourhood.

93 Dead in Assam Floods

While effecting millions of people in Assam, flood has claimed the lives of at least 93 people in the state.

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Heavy Rain to Lash over These States Today

Under the influence of the above meteorological conditions:
i) Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls most likely to occur over Northeast & adjoining East India (Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim) during next 3 days. Widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls also likely to occur over the region on 27th & 28th July, 2020. Isolated extremely heavy falls also very likely over Assam & Meghalaya on 28th July, 2020.

ii) Light to moderate isolated/scattered rainfall very likely over most parts of northwest India till 26th July. Its intensity & distribution very likely to increase with fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls over the same region during 27th- 28th July, 2020.

Intense thunderstorm & lightning potential zone:

Moderate to severe thunderstorm & lightning at isolated places very likely over
Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathawada, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand during 12 hours.

Maximum & Minimum Temperature

Maximum temperatures are appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a few places over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan & Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat state and Madhya Pradesh while Minimum temperatures are appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at isolated places over West Rajasthan; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at many places over Gujarat State; at a few places over Madhya Maharashtra and Kerala & Mahe; at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan & Muzaffarabad.

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