IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh; thunderstorm, lightning likely over Bihar, Jharkhand

  • The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that areas such as Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Sikkim are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Friday

  • The weather forecasting agency further predicted that areas such as Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya are also likely to receive heavy downpour throughout the day

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

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that areas such as Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Sikkim are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Friday. The weather forecasting agency further predicted that areas such as Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya are also likely to receive heavy downpour throughout the day.

 IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh; thunderstorm, lightning likely over Bihar, Jharkhand

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"Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over Gujarat, Konkan, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal," stated IMD in its All India Weather Warning Bulletin. Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning is very likely to occur at isolated places over Bihar and Jharkhand.

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

Updated Date: Sep 13, 2019 09:50:55 IST