The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall was very likely to continue over Northeast India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim till 27 August.
Isolated extremely heavy rainfall is also likely over Assam and Meghalaya during 23 to 25 August, the weather department said. Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy falls very likely to continue over Bihar, East Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand till Friday (27 August).
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Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Mahe are likely to witness scattered to fairly widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy rainfall on 23, 26 and 27 August. Light isolated to scattered rainfall is very likely over rest parts of country till 27th outside Rajasthan, where dry weather is likely from 25th to 27th August.
The IMD said the western end of the monsoon trough lay to the south of its normal position and the eastern end lay to the north of its normal position. The western end is very likely to shift gradually northwards from 24th August and eastern end is likely to shift southwards from 26th August, it said.