IMD predicts heavy rainfall at isolated places over Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal; advises fishermen not to venture into Arabian Sea

  • IMD has predicted that isolated places over Madhya Pradesh, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Thursday

  • Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning very likely to occur at isolated places over Bihar and Jharkhand

  • Strong winds, speed reaching 40 to 50 kilometres per hour, are likely to prevail over southwest and the west-central Arabian Sea

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that isolated places over Madhya Pradesh, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Thursday. The weather forecasting agency further predicted that isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh, east Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand are also likely to witness heavy downpour today.

 IMD predicts heavy rainfall at isolated places over Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal; advises fishermen not to venture into Arabian Sea

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"Gangetic West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Gujarat region, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa," stated IMD in its All India Weather Warning Bulletin. Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning very likely to occur at isolated places over Bihar and Jharkhand.

Strong winds, speed reaching 40 to 50 kilometres per hour, are likely to prevail over southwest and the west-central Arabian Sea. The fishermen have been advised not to venture into these areas for the next few days.

Updated Date: Sep 12, 2019 10:04:42 IST