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IMD issues heavy rainfall forecast for Odisha, Karnataka

News Agencies | Updated on: 1 September 2019, 11:03 IST

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that isolated pockets over Odisha and Coastal Karnataka are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Sunday.

Besides, some of the areas of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and West Madhya Pradesh are also expected to witness heavy downpour throughout the day, the IMD stated in its All India Weather Warning Bulletin.

"Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Gangetic West Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan & Goa, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Telangana and South Interior Karnataka," the IMD said on Sunday.

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning over Bihar, Jharkhand and Gangetic West Bengal, it said.

Strong winds, speed reaching 45-55 kmph, are very likely to prevail over west-central & southwest Arabian Sea, central and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal.

Squally weather is likely to prevail over the north Andaman Sea. The organisation has advised fishermen are not to venture into these areas.



First published: 1 September 2019, 11:03 IST