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Weather Alert! These States will Receive Heavy Rainfall in Next 24 Hours; Delhi-NCR under Red Alert

Abha Toppo
Abha Toppo
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India has been receiving good rainfall in this monsoon season. At present several parts of the country is witnessing heavy showers. IMD reports in its morning bulletin said the western part of monsoon trough lies north of its normal position and eastern part is along the foothills of the Himalayas. In addition, the convergence of moist southerly/south-westerly winds from Bay of Bengal over Northeast & adjoining East India and from Arabian Sea over northwest India at lower tropospheric levels very likely to continue during next 2 days.

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Heavy Rain over These States Today

Under the influence of the above meteorological conditions:

i) Widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura during next 3-4 days and rainfall intensity very likely to decrease thereafter. Isolated extremely heavy falls also very likely over Assam & Meghalaya and Sub- Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim on 21st July.

ii) Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit- Baltistan & Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi and Uttar Pradesh during next 24 hours and rainfall intensity & distribution very likely to decrease significantly thereafter.


The intense spell over Bihar and Northeast India may accentuate existing flood conditions and lead to landslides in some areas of Northeastern states and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim.

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Intense thunderstorm & lightning potential zone:

Moderate to severe thunderstorm & lightning at isolated places very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, east Uttar Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand during next 12 hours.

Maximum & Minimum Temperature in India

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

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