IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya today; thunderstorm with lightning likely in East

  • The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that states such as Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday

  • The weather forecasting agency also stated that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places over Konkan, Goa, Sub-Himalayan, West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, and Coastal Karnataka

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

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that states such as Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday.

 IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya today; thunderstorm with lightning likely in East

Roads waterlogged due to heavy rainfall. Twitter/ @ANI

The weather forecasting agency also stated that heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls are very likely at isolated places over Konkan, Goa, Sub-Himalayan, West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, and Coastal Karnataka.

"Heavy rainfall at isolated places over East Rajasthan, Kerala, Mahe, South Interior Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura," the IMD stated in its All India Weather Warning bulletin.

Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning is very likely at isolated places over Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, and West Bengal and Sikkim.

Strong winds, speed reaching 40-50 kmph, are likely to prevail over southwest and the west-central Arabian Sea. The organisation has advised fishermen to not venture into the sea for the next few days.

Updated Date: Jul 24, 2019 10:39:22 IST