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IMD: Heavy downpour likely in these states for next 5 days, “Orange alert” in Maharashtra

During the next five days, heavy rains have been predicted in some parts of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. On the other hand, Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh was flooded after heavy rains, disrupting normal life.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Rain brings respite from hot and humid weather but heavy downpour disrupts normal life. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), there is a possibility of heavy rains in many parts of the country including Maharashtra and Uttarakhand in the next few days. IMD has issued a warning of heavy rain in many parts of these states. Apart from this, heavy rains are likely to continue over some parts of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh during the next five days. Showers lashed parts of Mumbai on Monday night and water-logging was witnessed in Mumbai’s Sion neighbourhood after rainfall.

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Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam district was inundated after heavy rains, disrupting normal life. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for parts of Maharashtra including Mumbai, Thane and Sindhudurg. A yellow alert has been issued in Mumbai as the city saw moderate rains on Monday with parts of the city being inundated.

Red alert for Uttarakhand
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for heavy to very heavy rains in isolated areas of Garhwal and Kumaon regions of Uttarakhand. There is a possibility of thunder and lightning at isolated places in the districts of Uttarakhand.

Highways and residential colonies were flooded following heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam district on Tuesday. According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of moderate to heavy rains in many parts of Rajasthan in the next two-three days. A spokesperson of the Meteorological Department told sources that under the influence of this system, there is a possibility of light to moderate rain in most parts of East Rajasthan for the next four-five days.

Bengal, Odisha, Rajasthan on alert

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there is a possibility of light to moderate rain for the next four-five days in most parts of east Rajasthan due to the effect of this system. Whereas during the September 13-15 period, there is a possibility of heavy rain at isolated places in the districts of Kota, Jaipur, Udaipur and Bharatpur divisions. According to reports, during the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rains are possible over West Bengal, Coastal Odisha and North Coast of Andhra Pradesh.

Normal life was thrown out of gear in south Bengal districts and parts of Odisha on Monday as rain triggered by a depression caused hardships to commuters on the first working day of the week.

The weatherman forecast heavy rain in Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, West Midnapore, Birbhum and Murshidabad districts of Gangetic West Bengal till Wednesday morning.

RAINFALL LIKELY IN THESE STATES
Apart from this, light to moderate rain with light to moderate rain is likely over Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Konkan and Goa. Light to moderate rain is possible over rest of Northeast India, South Chhattisgarh, Southeast Rajasthan, Coastal Karnataka, Kerala, Uttarakhand and parts of Telangana.

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