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Weather alert: IMD forecast issues warning of very heavy rainfall in these states in next two days

The rain of the second phase of monsoon has gained momentum all over India. IMD issued warning of heavy rain for these states for the next two days.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: The rain of the second phase of monsoon has gained momentum all over India. There are flood-like situations in many states of the country. Rivers of many states including Madhya Pradesh (MP), Gujarat and Odisha are in spate. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an alert of heavy to very heavy rain in the areas of Saurashtra and Kutch today. Heavy rain has been forecast in parts of Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa on August 20 and 21. Let’s know the condition of the weather update across the country.

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‘Be careful in these parts of the country’

The Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast moderate rains in Gangetic Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Odisha, from August 19 to 21. On the other hand, there will be light rain in the districts of West Bengal on the banks of the Ganges today, Friday 19 August (19 August Friday) and tomorrow Saturday. Similarly, light rain and thundershowers have been predicted in Odisha today from August 19 to August 20. On the other hand, light rain has been predicted in Jharkhand (Jharkhand) on August 19 and 20, in eastern part of Madhya Pradesh (MP) and Chhattisgarh (Chattisgarh) till August 21. There is a possibility of heavy rain in many states including Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of heavy rain in 10 states of the country till August 20.

Northeast Weather Forecast

On the other hand, talking about the northeastern part of the country, the Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rain and thundershowers in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, including Assam and Meghalaya, for two days from August 19 to August 20.

Also Read :- IMD forecast alert heavy rainfall likely to continue over East and South Peninsular India ,Gujarat during the next 5 days, Northwest India next 5 days

Flood risk

Due to the low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal, Odisha has been receiving heavy rains for the last several days. Due to which 10 districts of the state are in flood situation. Meanwhile, the water level of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers is also increasing rapidly, due to which the risk of floods in the alluvial areas has increased. An alert has been issued for heavy rains and flood-like situation in some districts of Madhya Pradesh. Similarly, according to the Meteorological Department, heavy rains may occur in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

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