IMD predicts rainfall across the country

ST CORRESPONDENT
Friday, 7 September 2018

This depression will lead to rainfall in various parts of the country including Vidarbha. The depression is very likely to move northwestwards and cross West Bengal coast close to Digha.

PUNE: A deep depression has formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining West Bengal and north Odisha coasts, said the India Meteorological Department.

This depression will lead to rainfall in various parts of the country including Vidarbha. The depression is very likely to move northwestwards and cross West Bengal coast close to Digha. Thereafter, it is likely to move west north-westwards and weaken gradually into a well marked low pressure area.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the southwest monsoon has been vigorous over Odisha and active over gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, east Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. It has been subdued over Arunachal Pradesh, west Rajasthan, Gujarat, Marathwada, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, interior Karnataka and Kerala.

IMD has further predicted that Marathwada, central Maharashtra, Vidarbha and Konkan and Goa regions may witness rainfall till September 10. 

Pune may also witness one or two spells of rainfall till September 12, predicted IMD. Further, the Met department predicted that the daytime temperature will touch 28 degrees Celsius while the night temperature will be around 21 degrees Celsius. 

Across the country, heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places is likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura till September 10, predicted IMD. IMD also forecasted heavy rain at isolated places over sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, northeast Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

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