The India Meteorological Department (IMD) immediately predicted scattered to pretty widespread rainfall over India’s northwest area in the course of the subsequent 5 days.
“Scattered to fairly widespread rainfall very likely over northwest India during the next 5 days. Isolated heavy falls likely over Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh during the next 4-5 days. Fairly widespread rain likely over Gujarat region on 15, 17 and 18 August,” IMD stated.
“Fairly widespread falls likely over south Rajasthan, Ghat areas of Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan and Goa on August 15; over Chhattisgarh on 15 and 16; over Odisha and Telangana on 15 and over Saurashtra and Kutch on August 18 and 19,” IMD added.
Further to the alert, HR Biswas, IMD Director, Bhubaneshwar stated, “North coastal Odisha still has a low-pressure area that will persist. There has been heavy to very heavy rainfall mostly in the northern districts of Odisha, in the last 24 hours.”
“Highest rainfall was of 340 mm in Chandikhol, Jajpur district,” Mr Biswas stated.
Meanwhile, Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) additionally on Saturday predicted that scattered to widespread falls doubtless over Uttara Kannada, Udupi and lightweight to average rains doubtless over Dakshina Kannada district. Moderate rain doubtless over Shivamogga, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan and Kodagu districts of the state.
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