Vikash Sharma

The conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon over more parts of south Peninsular and East India and adjoining areas during June 18 and June 21, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday.

The IMD predicted that heatwave conditions are likely to continue over East India during the next five days. Similarly, widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to continue over northeast India during next five days.

Weather Forecast and Warning

Northeast India

Widespread light/moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over the region during next five days. Isolated extremely heavy rainfall also likely over Meghalaya during 14th -16th June.

East India

Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim during next five days. Heavy rainfall also very likely at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands on 14th June.

Heat Wave

Heat wave conditions very likely to continue in isolated pockets over Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam during next 4- 5 days; southeast Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana during next 2 days.

Warm night likely to prevail over East Uttar Pradesh, East Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Chhattisgarh on 14th & 15th June.