Intense Rainfall Over North, Northeast From July 19-21: Weather Office

IMD stated monsoon is more likely to shift northwards regularly in direction of foothills of Himalayas from July 18.

New Delhi:

The India Meteorological Division (IMD) Friday forecast heavy rains over north and northeast India and issued a purple warning for West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya from July 19-21.

It additionally issued a purple warning for Arunachal Pradesh from 19-20 and orange alert for July 21.

The anticipated rains are additional more likely to worsen the flood scenario in Assam, the place greater than 39.eight lakh individuals in 27 of the state’s 33 districts have been affected by the deluge as on Thursday, it stated.

The full variety of individuals dropping their lives on this yr’s flood and landslides within the state has gone as much as 102. Whereas 76 individuals died in flood-related incidents, 26 have been killed in landslides, a bulletin by the state authorities stated.

An orange alert has additionally been issued from July 19-20 for Uttarakhand, Punjab, Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

The IMD stated monsoon is most probably to shift northwards regularly in direction of foothills of Himalayas from July 18.

As well as, convergence of moist southerly, south-westerly winds from Bay of Bengal over Northeast and adjoining East India and from Arabian Sea over northwest India at decrease tropospheric ranges very probably from July 18.

As a result of this, rainfall distribution and depth could be very more likely to enhance over the northern and northeastern elements of the nation from July 18 and 19 respectively.

Remoted heavy to very heavy falls could be very probably over north India throughout July 18 – 20 and over northeast east India throughout July 18 -21.

Extraordinarily heavy falls are additionally very probably over sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya throughout July 19- 21 over Arunachal Pradesh throughout July 19 -20, the IMD stated.

This will likely intensify present flood circumstances and in addition result in landslides in some areas of northeastern states and sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, the assertion stated. 

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