IMD predicts heavy rain in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan; thunderstorms over Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim

  • IMD has predicted that heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over west Madhya Pradesh and east Rajasthan on Sunday

  • Strong winds of speed 45 to 55 kilometres per hour, are very likely to prevail over Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea

  • The organisation has also advised fishermen not to venture in these areas for the next few days

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over west Madhya Pradesh and east Rajasthan on Sunday.

 IMD predicts heavy rain in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan; thunderstorms over Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim

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The organisation in its All India Weather Warning Bulletin also stated that states such as Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Coastal Karnataka, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu and Kerala are also likely to witness heavy rainfall throughout the day.

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning very likely at isolated places over Jharkhand and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim. Strong winds, speed reaching 45 to 55 kilometres per hour, are very likely to prevail over southwest Arabian Sea, southeast and central Bay of Bengal and the north Andaman Sea.

Squally weather is likely to prevail along and off Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coasts. The organisation has also advised fishermen not to venture in these areas for the next few days.

Updated Date: Aug 25, 2019 11:57:25 IST