Deep Depression to weaken, IMD predicts heavy rainfall in these states

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Bhubaneswar: The Deep Depression over coastal areas of West Bengal and adjoining north Odisha moved westnorthwestwards during the past six hours with a speed of 22 kmph. The system now lay centered over West Bengal and adjoining north Odisha near latitude, about 40 km southwest of Kharagpur (West Bengal), 30 km northeast of Baripada (Odisha) and 120 km southeast of Jamshedpur (Jharkhand).As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), it would continue to move west-northwestwards across West Bengal & adjoining north Odisha and Jharkhand towards north Chhattisgarh during the next 24 hours and weaken gradually.

The IMD has predicted rainfall activities in several parts of the country under the influence of the system.

Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places and extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over North Odisha and coastal districts of southwest Gangetic West Bengal. Rainfall is also likely in most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places over South Odisha and rest parts of Gangetic West Bengal, isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall over Jharkhand and Chattisgarh and heavy rainfall at isolated places over East Madhya Pradesh till morning of August 20.

August 20: Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places and extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over North Chattisgarh & East Madhya Pradesh. Rainfall at most places is very likely with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places over Northwest Odisha, Jharkhand & Vidarbha. Rainfall at most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places over remaining parts of Odisha, south Chhattisgarh and West Madhya Pradesh.

August 21: Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places and extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over West Madhya Pradesh. Rainfall at most places is very likely with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over East Madhya Pradesh and East Rajasthan and heavy rainfall at isolated places over Chattisgarh and Vidarbha.

 

 

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