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IMD: Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha, Gujarat, West Bengal today; “Orange alert” for Telangana. View full forecast here

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha, Gujarat, Bengal today on Sunday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange rainfall alert for north and central parts of Telangana.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
Updated Date

New Delhi: Rain brings respite from the humid weather but incessant heavy rains bring waterlogging, disrupting normal vehicular movement. Heavy rains also affected the landslide, flood situation at places. A well-marked low-pressure area over West central and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts is likely to concentrate into a depression over Northwest & adjoining West central Bay of Bengal and south Odisha – north Andhra Pradesh coasts. Under the influence of this system, heavy to very rainfall is likely in Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal and Telangana.

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Yellow alert for northern parts
According to the Meteorological Department, due to cyclonic circulation in the Bay of Bengal, its effect will be visible in many parts of the state including the capital Ranchi. At the same time, heavy rain and thundershowers have been predicted in the state on September 11 in the areas of South East, Kolhan and Santhal as well as in many areas of Northeast koylanchal. Apart from this, on the day of 12 September, there may be heavy rain in the areas around North Chotanagpur and capital Ranchi of the state. On September 12, the Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert in the northern parts of the state.

The Meteorological Department has also issued an update on 14 and 15 September. According to the Meteorological Department, light to moderate rain may occur in many areas of the state on both these days. Due to the rains in the state for the last several days, people have got relief from the heat.

“Orange alert” for Telangana
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert warning of very heavy rainfall for Sunday at isolated places over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Telangana and Odisha.

“Heavy/Very heavy rainfall spell likely over Gujarat, Maharashtra during next 5 days and over West Bengal, Odisha, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh during next 3 days,” the IMD said in a statement.

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Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls and thunderstorms are very likely over South Interior Karnataka, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Coastal and North Interior Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe, according to the Met department. Similar rainfall activity is expected in Chhattisgarh, Gangetic West Bengal and Marathwada, Vidarbha, Gujarat, Konkan and Goa.

The weather forecasting agency has also issued a red alert for the Gujarat region, warning isolated extremely heavy rainfall over the Gujarat region on Tuesday.

“Isolated very heavy rainfall also likely over Odisha on 10th & 11th; Gangetic West Bengal on 11th & 12th; over Madhya Maharashtra during 11th – 14th; Gujarat Region on 12th & 14th; Saurashtra & Kutch during 12th – 14th; and over Konkan & Goa during next 5 days. Isolated extremely heavy rainfall also likely over Gujarat region on 13th September, 2022,” the IMD said.

Sea conditions will be rough to very rough over northwest and west central Bay of Bengal and along and off Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal coasts on September 10 and 11. A warning has been issued for the fishermen in the area.

“Fishermen are advised not to venture into north-west and the west-central Bay of Bengal and along and off Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal coasts on 10th and 11th September,” the release said.

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