Heavy Rainfall Likely in Several Parts of India Over Next 2 Days Due to Cyclonic Circulations


New Delhi: Two cyclonic circulations over Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal are likely to bring heavy rainfall over most parts of central and peninsular India in the next two days, the IMD said on Sunday. A cyclonic circulation was reported by IMD as conditions are becoming favorable for further withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon from Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, most parts of Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and parts of Maharashtra, Odisha and West Bengal. Over the next two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a statement. Also Read – Weather Alert: These two cities of West Bengal received historic rains, rain will continue, says IMD

The first cyclonic circulation lies over and around North Andaman Sea. Under its influence, a low pressure area is very likely to form over the same area during next 36 hours. IMD said it is very likely to become more marked and move west-northwestwards towards South Odisha-North Andhra Pradesh coasts during next 4-5 days. Also read- Leopard cub, rescued and wrapped in a blanket, strolling in Mumbai’s Aarey forest amid rain. Watch

“Under its influence, light to moderate rainfall (wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph) and heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands during next 5 days. Chances are.” Also read- Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal, Jharkhand due to heavy rain for next two days

A cyclonic circulation is also located over east-central Arabian Sea and is extending to mid-troposphere level, sloping southwest with altitude. It is very likely to persist during the next 3-4 days, and under its influence, widespread to widespread light to moderate rain with isolated heavy falls over South Peninsular India during next 5 days and over Maharashtra during next two days Moderate rainfall is likely.

An IMD release said Kerala and Mahe are likely to receive very heavy rainfall between October 12 and 14. The withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon started very late on 6th October this year as compared to the normal date of 17th September.

(with IANS inputs)


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