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India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely along the country’s West Peninsular Coast during the next 3-4 days while rainfall activity is likely to increase over Northwest India with heavy to very heavy rainfall likely during June 28-30. 

The weather office has also forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall for Northeast India during June 27-30.

According to IMD, a trough at mean sea level runs off Maharashtra and Kerala coasts and a cyclonic circulation lies over central Gujarat. Under their influence:

As per the Met department, widespread light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms & lightning is very likely over Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Karnataka, Kerala and Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh during the next 5 days. Scattered to fairly widespread light to moderate rainfall is also expected over Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Rayalaseema, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal during the next 5 days.

IMD also stated that due to a Western Disturbance, light to moderate rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm, lightning & gusty winds (30-40 kmph) is very likely over Delhi-Haryana-Chandigarh, Punjab, Jammu-Kashmir-Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and West Rajasthan on June 26 & 27; and likely to increase with fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rainfall during June 28-30 over these regions.

As per the Met Department, fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning & gusty winds (30-40 kmph) is very likely over East Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal during next 5 days.

The IMD said that Isolated heavy rainfall is very likely over Uttarakhand, East Rajasthan, East Uttar Pradesh during June 26-30; West Uttar Pradesh during June 27-30; West Rajasthan on June 26 & 27; Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and over Punjab during June 28-30.

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Fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rainfall accompanied with thunderstorms, lightning is likely over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura during the next 5 days, as per the Met department bulletin.

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