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Weather Warning: IMD Issues Heavy Rain Alert over Central & Western India; Assam Flood Situation Worsens

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia
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The IMD reports in its morning bulletin said that Eastern end of the Monsoon trough is likely to shift to the foothills of Himalayas during next 24-hours while western end likely to remain weak with absence of easterly winds support from Bay of Bengal at lower levels during 2 days. Under such scenario, monsoon rainfall is expected to remain subdued over plains of Northwest and Central India during next 2 days.

However, rainfall is likely to increase over northeastern parts of India with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall during 28th-30th July.

Over 100 killed, 3.5 million people affected in Assam-Bihar Flood

As the flood situation in Assam further worsened on Sunday with 1,289 villages in 21 districts being inundated, distressing over 4.63 lakh people in the state, Union Home Minister Amit Shah took stock of the situation and assured all possible help from the Centre.

These States Likely to Get Heavy Shower Today

Under the influence of likely gradual southward shifting of the Monsoon trough zone and establishment of easterly/southeasterly wind from Bay of Bengal from 29th July, plains and hills of North India are likely to experience fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with
isolated heavy to very heavy falls over Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand during 29th-30th July.

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Also, a shear zone is likely to develop along 10°N from 28th July which is likely to move northwards during subsequent 2 days. Under its influence, peninsular India is likely to experience fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Coastal & South Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala during 28th to 30th July.

Moderate to intense thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh and Bihar 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 Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal while Minimum temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a
few places over Bihar; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over Punjab and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim.

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