The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted intense rainfall exercise over north India from July 18-21 and over the west coast until July 23.
The IMD mentioned reasonable to extreme thunderstorms with lightning are very possible at remoted locations over Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and east Rajasthan throughout the subsequent 24 hours.
“They may cause injuries leading to casualties to people and animals staying outdoor,” the MeT division cautioned.
The IMD mentioned rainfall exercise may be very more likely to improve with widespread rainfall to remoted heavy to very heavy rains very possible over the western Himalayan area (Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan and Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand) and adjoining northwest India — Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and north Madhya Pradesh — from July 18 to 21.
There shall be lower in rainfall exercise over the identical areas thereafter.
Isolated, excessive heavy rainfall can also be very possible over Uttarakhand on July 18 and 19 and over northwestern components of UP on July 19.
Moderate to heavy rainfall at remoted locations are additionally very possible over Delhi and Chandigarh on July 18 and 19.
Western and southern India can also be anticipated to obtain heavy rains.
Widespread rainfall with remoted heavy to very heavy rains are very more likely to proceed over the western coast and adjoining inland areas throughout the subsequent 5-6 days.
Heavy rains have been battering components of Maharashtra.
The IMD mentioned remoted, extraordinarily heavy falls are additionally very possible over Konkan area and Goa adjoining the ghat areas of central Maharashtra, coastal and south inside Karnataka throughout July 18 to 19 and over Gujarat area on July 18.
Isolated heavy falls are possible over east and adjoining central India from July 22 onwards.