The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued fresh weather updates predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall in many states including till 31 August. the weather office said that widespread to heavy rainfall was expected over Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Maharashtra.
Isolated heavy falls very likely over Odisha, Andhra Pradesh during 27th-29th; Telangana during 27th-31st; Chhattisgarh & Jharkhand 28th-29th; Vidarbha & Madhya Pradesh 29th-31st; Gujarat region 30th-31st; Marathwada on 30th; north Konkan and north Madhya Maharashtra on 31st August,” the IMD said.
Widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to continue over Northeast India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim till 27th August and reduce thereafter with isolated heavy rainfall over the region.
Widespread to very heavy rainfall is also predicted over Coastal and South Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Mahe during next 3 days. Extremely heavy rainfall is likely over ghat areas of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Mahe on 28th and 29th August.