The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has predicted intense rainfall exercise over north India from July 18-21 and over the west coast until July 23. The IMD stated average to extreme thunderstorms with lightning are very doubtless at remoted locations over Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and east Rajasthan in the course of the subsequent 24 hours.
“They might trigger accidents resulting in casualties to folks and animals staying out of doors,” the MeT division cautioned. The IMD stated rainfall exercise may be very prone to improve with widespread rainfall to remoted heavy to very heavy rains very doubtless over the western Himalayan area (Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan and Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand) and adjoining northwest India — Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and north Madhya Pradesh — from July 18 to 21.
There can be lower in rainfall exercise over the identical areas thereafter. Remoted, excessive heavy rainfall can also be very doubtless over Uttarakhand on July 18 and 19 and over northwestern elements of UP on July 19.
Average to heavy rainfall at remoted locations are additionally very doubtless over Delhi and Chandigarh on July 18 and 19. Western and southern India can also be anticipated to obtain heavy rains.
Widespread rainfall with remoted heavy to very heavy rains are very prone to proceed over the western coast and adjoining inland areas in the course of the subsequent 5-6 days. Heavy rains have been battering elements of Maharashtra.
The IMD stated remoted, extraordinarily heavy falls are additionally very doubtless over Konkan area and Goa adjoining the ghat areas of central Maharashtra, coastal and south inside Karnataka throughout July 18 to 19 and over Gujarat area on July 18. Remoted heavy falls are doubtless over east and adjoining central India from July 22 onwards.