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Intense rainfall spell over Northern and Northeastern parts of India during 18th- 21st July, 2020

According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorological Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department (IMD):

  • The monsoon trough lies to the south of its normal position, it is most likely to shift northwards gradually towards foothills of Himalayas from tomorrow, the 18th Julyonwards.
  • In addition, convergence of moist southerly/southwesterly winds from Bay of Bengal over Northeast & adjoining East India and from Arabian Sea over northwest India at lower tropospheric levels very likely from tomorrow, the 18th Julyonwards.
  • Due to above favourable meteorological conditions, rainfall distribution & intensity is very likely to increase over the northern and northeastern parts of the country from 18th& 19th July respectively. Fairly widespread to widespread rainfallwith:
  1. Isolated heavy to very heavy falls is very likely over Northwest India during 18th – 20th July, 2020 and over Northeast & adjoining East India during 18th -21stJuly.
  2. Isolated Extremely heavy falls also very likely over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Assam & Meghalaya during 19th- 21st July and over Arunachal Pradesh during 19th-20th July.
  • It may accentuate existing flood conditions and also lead to landslides in some areas of Northeastern states and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal &Sikkim.
  • Detailed forecast & warnings during 18th-21st July are asfollows:

 

 

  Sub-Divisions 18 July 2020* 19 July 2020* 20 July 2020* 21 July 2020*  
    Rainfall at most Rainfall       at      most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places  
    places with heavy to places with heavy places with with heavy to very  
  Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim very heavy falls at isolated places to very rainfall at a few places & extremely heavy falls at isolated heavy to very rainfall at a few places & extremely rainfall & extremely heavy falls at isolated places  
      places heavy falls at    
        isolated places    
    Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places  
  Arunachal Pradesh places with heavy to very falls at isolated places places with heavy to very rainfall & extremely heavy places with heavy to very rainfall & with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places  
      falls at isolated extremely    
    places heavy falls at

isolated places

 
  Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places
  places with heavy to places with heavy places with with heavy to very
Assam &Meghalaya very heavy falls at isolated places to very rainfall &

extremely heavy falls at isolated

heavy to very

rainfall & extremely

rainfall & extremely

heavy falls at isolated places

    places heavy falls at  
      isolated places  
  Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places
Nagaland, places with heavy places with heavy places with with heavy to very
Manipur, Mizoram falls at isolated falls at isolated heavy to very heavy falls at isolated
& Tripura places places heavy falls at places
      isolated places  
  Rainfall at isolated Rainfall at a few Rainfall at Rainfall at many places
Jammu & Kashmir, places places many places with heavy falls at
Ladakh, Gilgit-     with heavy to isolated places
Baltistan &     very heavy falls  
Muzaffarabad     at isolated  
      places  
  Rainfall at many Rainfall at many Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places
  places with heavy places with heavy places with with heavy to very
Himachal Pradesh falls at isolated falls at isolated heavy to very heavy falls at isolated
  places places heavy falls at places
      isolated places  
  Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places
  places with heavy to places with heavy places with with heavy falls at
Uttarakhand very heavy falls at to very heavy falls heavy to very isolated places
  isolated places at isolated places heavy falls at  
      isolated places  
  Rainfall at a few Rainfall at a most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places
  places places with heavy places with with heavy falls at
Punjab   to very heavy falls heavy to very isolated places
    at isolated places heavy falls at  
      isolated places  
  Rainfall at a few Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places
Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi places with heavy falls at isolated

places

places with heavy to very heavyfalls

at isolatedplaces

places with heavy to very

heavy fallsat

with heavy falls at isolated places
      isolated places  
  Rainfall at many Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places
  places with heavy to places with heavy places with with heavy falls at
West Uttar Pradesh very heavy falls at to very heavy falls heavy to very isolated places
  isolated places at isolated places heavy falls at  
      isolated places  
  Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places
  places with heavy to places with heavy places with with heavy falls at
East Uttar Pradesh very heavy falls at to very heavy falls heavy to very isolated places
  isolated places at isolated places heavy falls at  
      isolated places  
  Rainfall at many Rainfall at most Rainfall at most Rainfall at most places
  places with heavy places with heavy places with with heavy to very
Bihar falls at isolated to very heavy falls heavy to very heavy falls at isolated
  places at isolated places heavy falls at places
      isolated places  

 

Note: * Rainfall till 0830 IST of next day.

Legends: Heavy rain: 64.5-115.5 mm/day; Very heavy rain: 115.6-204.4 mm/day; Extremely heavy rain: Greater or equal to 204.5 mm/day

For further details and forecast updates kindly visit websites of IMD, New Delhi: http://www.imd.gov.in/pages/allindiawxfcbulletin.php

For district level warning, kindly visit website of Meteorological Centres/Regional Meteorological Centres of IMD at state levels.

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