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Weather Warning: Heavy Rain to Lash over These States; 100 Killed in Assam & Bihar Floods

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia
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Heavy rain and unprecedented flood has created a total havoc situation in many states amid the corona crisis. Monsoon has invited heavy showers in many states. According to IMD reports, the western end of monsoon trough lies south of its normal position and the eastern end lie north of its normal position and extend upto 0.9 km above mean sea level. Under it's influence, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls is very likely over Gujarat State and East Rajasthan today, the 26th July.

Heavy Rain to Lash over These States Today

Three cyclonic circulations lie in lower tropospheric levels over West & Northwest India. A trough runs from Saurashtra & Kutch to Punjab between mid & upper tropospheric levels. Under the influence of the above meteorological systems, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls is very likely over Gujarat State and East Rajasthan today, the 26th July.

 The cyclonic circulation over Eastcentral Arabian Sea off Karnataka coast persists. Under its influence, widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls is very likely over Konkan & Goa, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala & Mahe today, the 26th July.

Due to likely shift of monsoon trough to the foothills of Himalayas from 27th July, 2020, rainfall is likely to increase throughout North India. Widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls is likely over Northeast India and plains of North India. 

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Assam-Bihar Flood Fury: 100 killed, 3.5 million people affected

Reports say that atleast 100 people lost their lives and 3.5 million has severely effected as widespread floods continue to ravage Assam, Bihar.

Intense thunderstorm & lightning potential zone:

Moderate to severe thunderstorm & lightning at isolated places very likely over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan & Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand during next 12 hours

Maximum & Minimum Temperature

Maximum temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at most places over Chhattisgarh; at a few places over Gujarat region, Madhya Maharashtra and West Madhya Pradesh; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) while Minimum temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a few places over West Rajasthan; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at a few places over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan & Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh.

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