IMD predicts widespread rainfall in these states from October 4-7

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Updated: Oct 04, 2020 3:28 PM

The department also predicted fairly widespread to widespread rainfall over Andaman and Nicobar Islands during next five days with isolated heavy rainfall on October 7 and 8.

Southwest monsoonDry weather very likely over most parts of the northwest India during next 5 days.

The India Meteorological Department today predicted fairly widespread to widespread rainfall over Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Gangetic West Bengal during next 4 days. It said that isolated heavy rainfall was very likely over Odisha during October 4 to 6, Jharkhand from 4 to 7, Bihar from 6 to 7, Chhattisgarh from 4-7.

The department also predicted fairly widespread to widespread rainfall over Andaman and Nicobar Islands during next five days with isolated heavy rainfall on October 7 and 8. “Dry weather very likely over most parts of the northwest India during next 5 days. Moderate thunderstorm with lightning at isolated places very likely over north Tamil Nadu,” the IMD said.

The department also said that moderate thunderstorm with lightning at isolated places was very likely over north Tamil Nadu, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand and Assam and  Meghalaya during next 12 hours.

The weather department said that a fresh low pressure area was very likely to from over north Andaman Sea and adjoining east Central Bay of Bengal around 9 October. It is very likely to move north-westwards towards north Andhra and Odisha coasts with gradual intensification into a Depression during subsequent 2-3 days. “Under its influence, enhanced rainfall activity is likely over north Andhra Pradesh & Odisha during 11-13 October,” it said.

The IMD also said that conditions were becoming favourable for further withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon from entire Rajasthan, some more parts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and some parts of Gujarat state during next two days.

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