Low rainfall likely over northwest India in next 5 days: IMD

Published on Aug 25, 2022 09:50 AM IST

The western end of the monsoon trough at mean sea level is south of its normal position and eastern end is near its normal position

A cyclonic circulation is lying over northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. (File image)
A cyclonic circulation is lying over northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. (File image)

Subdued rainfall activity is likely over northwest India during next five days and central India in the next three days, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

Widespread and heavy rain will continue over parts of east and northeast India in the next 3-4 days.

A well marked low pressure area is lying over southwest Rajasthan and adjoining Pakistan.

The western end of the monsoon trough at mean sea level is south of its normal position and eastern end is near its normal position.

A cyclonic circulation is lying over northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood.

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Under the influence of these systems, widespread light/moderate rainfall with isolated heavy rain and thunderstorm/lightning is very likely over Chhattisgarh on August 26 and 27 and over East Madhya Pradesh during August 27 to 29.

Widespread light/moderate rainfall with isolated heavy rain and thunderstorm/lightning is likely over Odisha on Thursday; East Uttar Pradesh during August 26 to 29; Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Bihar during August 26 to 29.

Widespread light/moderate rainfall with isolated heavy rain and thunderstorm/lightning is likely over Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on Thursday and over Uttarakhand on August 28 and 29.

Widespread light/moderate rainfall with isolated heavy rain and thunderstorm/lightning is very likely over south interior Karnataka on August 26 and 27; Rayalaseema during August 26 to 29; Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Mahe till August 29.

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