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IMD issues weather alert for six states: Heavy rainfall predicted in next 48 hours

RAIN THUNDER STORM

RAIN THUNDER STORM

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall over Odisha, north coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, Gangetic West Bengal, and Gujarat between June 9 and June 11. The weather department said that a low pressure area was likely to develop over east central Bay of Bengal during the next 48 hours. “It is likely to move west-northwestwards and become more marked during subsequent 24 hours,” it said.

“Under its influence, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall accompanied with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over Odisha, north Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana during 9th-11th June and isolated heavy falls over Vidarbha, Gangetic West Bengal, Gujarat state during 10th-11th June,” the IMD said in tweet.

Earlier in the day, the IMD said that the southwest monsoon had further advanced into some more parts of south interior Karnataka, some parts of Rayalaseema, most parts of Tamil Nadu, entire south west Bay of Bengal, some more parts of West Central Bay of Bengal, entire East-central Bay of Bengal, some parts of northwest.

“Conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into some more parts of central Arabian Sea, Goa, Karnataka, Rayalaseema, some parts of Konkan, remaining parts of Tamil Nadu, some parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh, some more parts of central and north Bay of Bengal and some parts of North East states during next 2-3 days,” the department had said.

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