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Yellow Alert issued in Mumbai for next 2 days amid waterlogging; Heavy rain likely in these states in 24 hours

During the next five days, intense rain is likely to continue over South Gujarat, North Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Due to the low pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal, it will rain in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: A cyclonic circulation is persisting over the Arabian Sea near South Maharashtra and Goa coast. Due to which, during the next 24 hours, parts of Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal are likely to receive moderate to heavy rains. IMD sounded yellow alert in Mumbai as the city saw moderate rains on Monday with parts of the city being inundated. Meanwhile, the national capital witnessed a hot and humid day on Monday and rain lashes parts of the city on the intervening night between Monday and Tuesday.

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Due to heavy rains, water has entered several houses in low-lying areas of village Bavdhan in Pune. Somewhere up to five feet of water has accumulated. At the same time, many houses have come to the ground in Amravati amid torrential rains. Rivers and streams are in spate. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department (IMD) has expressed hope that there will be no relief from the rains. There is a possibility of heavy rain with strong winds in many cities of Maharashtra including Pune.

Alert of heavy rainfall in these states:
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast rain in north-west India and Uttarakhand from September 14 to 16. During the next five days, intense rain is likely to continue over South Gujarat, North Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Due to the low pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal, it will rain in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar.

Heavy Rains Continue to Lash Northern Karnataka
Heavy rains continued to pound parts of north Karnataka, coastal and malnad regions on Monday, killing one person in Uttara Kannada district.

Telangana on Alert as Godavari Water Levels Rise
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Monday directed Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to alert Collectors and SPs of all the districts of the Godavari river catchment area, following incessant heavy rains in the upper riparian region.

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An official release from Rao’s office said as the water flow in Godavari has crossed nine lakh cusecs, the Chief Minister has instructed the officials concerned to set up a control room in the secretariat and monitor the situation periodically.

IMD Warns Fishermen Not to Venture Off Coasts of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha
Parts of Odisha and West Bengal have also been been battered by heavy rains as a depression formed over south.

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Several parts of Rajasthan are likely to receive moderate to heavy rainfall in the next two-three days, the meteorological department said on Monday, due to a depression formed over Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.

There is a possibility of light to heavy rain in these states
According to Skymet Weather, during the next 24 hours, light to moderate rains are possible over West Bengal, North Odisha, Jharkhand, parts of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, parts of Gujarat, Konkan and Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and Coastal Karnataka.

Light to moderate rain is likely at one or two places in Uttarakhand. Light to moderate rain may occur over Northeast India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Interior Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, remaining parts of Gujarat, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, South and Southeast Rajasthan and parts of Marathwada. Light rain is possible in Jammu Division, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Ladakh, Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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