- The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in states across South, North and Central India
- Parts of states of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand will receive rainfall/snowfall in December
- Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan to expect rainfall between 30th Nov and 2nd Dec
The weather monitoring agency of India, IMD, has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall along with thunderstorms in several states of Centra, North and South India from 30th November onwards. As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a fresh, active western disturbance is likely to affect northwest and adjoining central India from the night of November 30.
As an effect of the influence, states including Gujarat, Maharashtra, and adjoining areas of southwest Madhya Pradesh and south Rajasthan might experience scattered rain or thunderstorm during 30th November and 2nd December.
In a series of tweets, the IMD said that isolated “heavy to very heavy rainfall” could be seen over Gujarat on December 1 and 2. Additionally, isolated to scattered rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm/ lightning is likely over Western Madhya Pradesh, Eastern Rajasthan, Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh during the same period of time with the maximum activity on December 2.
The IMD further added that the Northern Indian states as well as the Union Territories (UTs) like Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu, and Kashmir would also be experiencing scattered to fairly widespread rainfall/ snowfall which would be accompanied by isolated thunderstorms and lightning during December 1 and December 2.
The IMD has also predicted light to moderate fairly widespread rainfall over the Southers states snd UTs of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala & Mahe, and Lakshadweep during the next two days.
In the meantime, heavy rains continue to lash in many parts of the Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh, on Monday.
IMD has issued an “Orange” alert for heavy rains in four districts of the state.
As per the IMD, heavy rainfall might occur in the Chittoor, Kadapa, Nellore and Prakasam districts of Andhra Pradesh on Monday as well as on the 30th of November. The weather monitoring agency has advised fishermen not to venture into the sea in those areas.
Rainfall is likely to increase over North Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha from the night of December 3, 2021. Odisha will also experience heavy rainfall after December 2 as per the IMD predictions.
IMD Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said that Odisha is likely to experience rainfall from December 2 to December 5 and did not rule out the possibility of a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal in the first week of December.
The Director General also said that the north coastal Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal may be impacted if the low-pressure area turns into a cyclonic storm.
IMD, in a tweet, said, “A Low-Pressure Area is likely to form over the South Andaman Sea around November 30, 2021. It is likely to become more marked and move west-northwestwards during subsequent 48 hours”.
Under its influence, isolated heavy rainfall is likely over the Andaman & Nicobar Islands between 30th November 30 and 2nd December.
• Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely over Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal during 28th-29th November and over south Coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining Rayalaseema on 28th November, 2021. Isolated heavy rainfall very likely over Kerala & Mahe during 28th-29th Nov— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) November 28, 2021
A fresh active Western Disturbance is likely to affect Northwest & adjoining Central India from the night of 30th Nov, 2021.Under the influence of this trough in mid-latitude westerlies at mid & upper tropospheric levels and its interaction with lower level trough in easterlies— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) November 28, 2021
Under its influence, isolated heavy rainfall likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands during 30th November–02nd December and isolated very heavy rainfall on 01st December. rainfall likely to increase over North Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha from the night of 03rd Dec 2021.— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) November 28, 2021