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Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for West Bengal, Sikkim

The India Meteorological Department further predicted that isolated places over East Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand are also likely to witness heavy downpour today.

india Updated: Sep 12, 2019 13:51 IST
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Madhya Pradesh, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Thursday says IMD.
Madhya Pradesh, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Thursday says IMD.(PTI Photo)
         

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that isolated places over Madhya Pradesh, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Thursday.

The weather forecasting agency further predicted that isolated places over East Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand are also likely to witness heavy downpour today.

“Gangetic West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Gujarat region, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa,” stated IMD in its All India Weather Warning Bulletin.

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Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning very likely to occur at isolated places over Bihar and Jharkhand.

Strong winds, speed reaching 40-50 kmph, are likely to prevail over southwest and the west-central Arabian Sea.

The fishermen have been advised not to venture into these areas for the next few days.

(The story has been published from a wire feed without any modifications to the text)

First Published: Sep 12, 2019 13:50 IST