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IMD predicts heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in these states till Aug 26

By Saima Siddiqui 
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IMD predicts heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in these states till Aug 26

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted rainfall activity over plains of northwest India stating the current showers are likely to reduce in the region from tomorrow (Monday, 23rd August).

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In its latest weather update, the weather department predicted fairly widespread to widespread rainfall over Uttarakhand and East Uttar Pradesh till August 26. Isolated heavy rainfall is also likely over above areas during August 23 to 26.

Scattered to fairly widespread rainfall over the region (except) till today, August 22 and reduce thereafter. Isolated heavy rainfall is also very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh on August 22, the IMD said.

The weather office has forecast enhanced rainfall activity over northeast India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim and Bihar from August 24. “Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy falls very likely to continue over Northeast India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim and Bihar till 24th and increase in intensity thereafter with isolated very heavy falls over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam and Meghalaya during 24th-26th and Bihar during August 25-26,” it said.

Isolated extremely heavy falls are also likely over Assam and Meghalaya on August 25.

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…and increase in intensity thereafter with isolated very heavy falls over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam & Meghalaya during 24th-26th and Bihar during August 25-26. Isolated extremely heavy falls also likely over Assam & Meghalaya on 25th.

On Saturday, the IMD said that the current rainfall activity over plains of northwest India and adjoining central India was likely to continue till Monday and reduce thereafter.

“Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall over the region except West Rajasthan with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely over Punjab, Haryana, East Rajasthan, West Uttar Pradesh on 21st and isolated Heavy over these areas on August 22 with further reduction thereafter,” it said.

It predicted fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls over Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh during next 4-5 days.

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