Heavy to very heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 2-3 days in many parts of the country. The Meteorological Department gave this information on Thursday. The department said that there is a low pressure area along the coasts of North Odisha and West Bengal in the northwest Bay of Bengal.
According to the Meteorological Department, southeast winds are expected to continue for the next two days with the monsoon trend and moisture from the Arabian Sea causing heavy rains in many parts of the country.
The department said that heavy to very heavy rains are expected in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan in North India. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected during the next 4-5 days in the Western parts of the country, Gujarat, Goa, Konkan, Ghat areas of Central Maharashtra and central parts of India.
The department said, Gujarat is expected to receive very heavy rainfall during the next two days and in the ghat areas of central Maharashtra in the next 24 hours. The Meteorological Department said that Odisha, coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are also likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall during the next 2-3 days.