IMD forecasts heavy rains in North East and Konkan till 13 October

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10 October 2017

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued severe weather warning for the five days between 9 and 13 October 2017, with heavy to very heavy rain at a few places and isolated extremely heavy falls over Gangetic West Bengal and heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places over Jharkhand and Odisha.

IMD expects heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal and heavy rains over Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Assam and Meghalaya, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa, Telangana, Rayalaseema and North Interior Karnataka today.

It also forecast strong winds with speed reaching 30-­40 kmph, gusting to 50 kmph, over Gangetic West Bengal, east Jharkhand and north Odisha.

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning is also very likely at isolated places over Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathawada, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Coastal Karnataka, Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu and Puducherry.

Fishermen have been advised not to venture along and off West Bengal and north Odisha coasts.

Tomorrow also heavy rains are very likely at isolated places over Bihar, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura and Konkan and Goa, it said.

For Thursday, IMD has forecast heavy rains at isolated places over Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura and Konkan and Goa.

On Friday, it said, heavy rains are very likely at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.





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