The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday (August 25, 2022) predicts rainfall that over 20 states counting Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Madhya Pradesh may observe heavy rainfall in the coming days. The weather agency predicted extensive to moderate rainfall with thunderstorms in several states due to a cyclonic circulation that lies over south Jharkhand and neighbourhood.
“The western end of the monsoon trough at mean sea level is south of its normal position and the eastern end is near its normal position,” it said.
IMD said heavy rains in over 20 states
According to IMD, extensive to moderate rainfall with thunderstorms and lightning is possible over Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh from August 2 to August 28.
The met office also said that rains may hit Odisha on August 27, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during August 27-29, and Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on August 27 and 28.
“Extensive to light rainfall with rainstorms is very likely over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura between August 27 and August 29. And over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya from August 25 to August 29,” the IMD said.
It also said extensive rainfall over Jammu and Kashmir on August 25, over Himachal Pradesh on August 28, and over Uttarakhand on August 28 and August 29.
Karnataka, Telangana, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu may also experience extensive rainfall with rainstorms in the next five days.
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