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Weather Report: Incessant Rain Creates Havoc in Gujarat, UP; Red Alert in These States

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

In midst of the Corona Crisis, incessant rain has been taking a toll at many places across the country. As per reports, Ghatlodia area of ​​Gujarat received rains on Sunday night, following which waterlogging was reported from many areas. Along with Banaras in UP, water fell in some other areas in the evening, after which the weather became pleasant there.

As per IMD reports, the Low Pressure Area lies over central parts of south Rajasthan & neighbourhood. It is very likely to move nearly westwards across West Rajasthan during next 2 days and become less marked thereafter. However, the associated cyclonic circulation is likely to meander over south Rajasthan neighbourhood region for subsequent 2-3 days. The monsoon trough is active and south of its normal position. It is likely to remain active during next 2-3 days.

Rainfall predictions: Heavy Showers in These States in Next 24 Hours

Under the influence of the above systems, Isolated extremely heavy falls are very likely over Southwest Rajasthan and Gujarat state on 23rd & 24th and over Southeast Rajasthan on today, the 23rd August, 2020. Isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over East Rajasthan on 24th & over West Rajasthan on 25th & 26th August, 2020.


Due to likely formation of the Low Pressure Area over North Bay of Bengal around 24th August, 2020; rainfall activity is likely to increase over east & adjoining central India thereafter. Isolated extremely heavy falls are likely over Odisha on 25th August and Isolated Very heavy falls over Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand during 25th-27th August.

Due to convergence of lower level easterlies from Bay of Bengal and south-westerlies from Arabian Sea, rainfall activity is very likely to increase over Northwest India from 25th August.

Maximum & Minimum Temperature

Maximum temperatures are appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a few places
in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala & Mahe; at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir while Minimum temperatures are above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at many places over Uttarakhand and West Rajasthan; at a few places over East Rajasthan, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Vidarbha, Lakshadweep.

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