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IMD: Heavy rainfall warnings for these states; “Yellow Alert” issued to 14 districts of Maharashtra

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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NEW DELHI: Incessant heavy rain has been warned over central India in the coming few days. According to the Meteorological Department (IMD), Monsoon is likely to remain active over the central part of the country for the next five days. Meanwhile, low rainfall activity is likely to continue over Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar and North East states during the next two days.

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According to IMD, Monsoon trough is active and with its normal position lies in south end. In such a situation, in the next few days, once again in many states of the country, heavy rains can break as a catastrophe.

Heavy rainfall warnings for these states
Heavy rain has been predicted in the central and western parts of India. The IMD has said in its weather bulletin that between August 13-16, there may be heavy rain and thundershowers in West Madhya Pradesh. On the other hand, August 13 to 15 in a large part of Chhattisgarh, August 14 to 16 in Vidarbha, August 15 to 16 in Gujarat, August 16 in Saurashtra-Kutch, August 13 to 15 in Konkan and Goa and East Madhya Pradesh and Heavy rain alert has been issued in Madhya Maharashtra between 13 and 16 August.

Similarly, the Meteorological Department (IMD) observed heavy rains in the eastern parts of India, especially in Jharkhand, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and North-East states of Sikkim, Arunachal, Assam and Meghalaya on 13th and 14th warning issued.

Rain activities will increase once again in most parts of Rajasthan from 15th August and during 15th and 16th August there will be heavy rain at isolated places in the districts of Kota, Udaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur divisions and very heavy rain at one or two places.

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Due to the possibility of formation of a new low pressure area, there may be heavy rain between August 13 and 14. The IMD has issued an ‘Orange Alert’ for very heavy rains in Khurda, Cuttack, Puri, Balasore, Bhadrak, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Gajapati, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Kendrapara and Nayagarh districts on Saturday.

Red Alert for Maharashtra:
Heavy rains are continuing in different parts of Maharashtra. Meteorological Center Mumbai (Mausam Kendra Mumbai) on Saturday also in view of the possibility of heavy rain in Raigad, Pune, Satara, Akola, Amravati, Bhandara, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Nagpur, Wardha, Washim and Yavatmal, Yellow Alert has been issued.

At the same time, on August 14, there is a possibility of heavy rain in many districts. 120 people have died in incidents like heavy rains and floods in the state. Along with this, 240 animals have also lost their lives. More than 300 villages have been damaged due to the rains. Also 95 people have been injured. Many rivers have crossed the danger mark. This figure is from June 1 till now.

Pune, Nagpur, Nasik including several districts issued rain alert. The maximum temperature in Pune is expected to be 28 and the minimum temperature is 22 degree Celsius. The maximum temperature in Nagpur is expected to be 28 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature is 23 degree Celsius. It will be cloudy with a chance of rain or thundershowers once or twice. The maximum temperature in Nashik is expected to be 28 °C and the minimum temperature is 23 °C. It will be cloudy and there is a chance of light rain.

The maximum temperature in Aurangabad is likely to be 29 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature is 21 degree Celsius. It will be cloudy here too and there may be light rain.

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