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IMD alert: High flash flood risk, extreme heavy rains predicted in THESE areas till 13 July. See full forecast

The IMD has warned of continued heavy rainfall in parts of North India, while the death toll rises. Several rivers are in spate, causing flooding in cities and towns. Red alerts have been issued for Himachal Pradesh and flash flood warnings have been issued for various districts.

IMD update : 19 people were killed in landslides and other rain-related incidents (PTI)Premium
IMD update : 19 people were killed in landslides and other rain-related incidents (PTI)

The Indian Metrological Department has warned about continued very heavy rainfall activity for parts of North India, already battered by torrential rains. While the death toll mounts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke with senior ministers and officials to take stock of the situation while Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge sought relief from the PM CARES Fund for the rain-hit states.

Several rivers, including the Yamuna in Delhi, in north India are in spate. In cities and towns across the region, many roads and residential areas were submerged in knee-deep water with the civic system unable to hold on in the face of record rains on Sunday.

IMD Rainfall forecast 

Northwest India

-Moderate rainfall to very heavy rainfall is very likely over Uttarakhand, East Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh during next 5 days; 

-Very heavy rainfall will also occur over Himachal Pradesh, extreme north Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, West Rajasthan on 10 July

-IMD has said that rainfall activity will reduce for the next three days

-Extremely heavy rainfall predicted over Himachal Pradesh on 10 July. 

-Heavy rainfall is also likely over Delhi today and decrease thereafter.

East and adjoining Northeast India

-Moderate rainfall to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Bihar during next 3-4 days 

-The rainfall intensity will change to heavy thereafter in the above mentioned states

-Heavy rainfall very likely over Odisha during next 5 days

-Heavy rainfall very likely over Jharkhand on 12 and 13 July.

-Extremely heavy rainfall also very likely over Meghalaya on 10 to 12 July, over Arunachal Pradesh and Sub Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim on 11 and 12 July.

West India

-Moderate to heavy rainfall very likely to continue over Konkan, Goa, and Gujarat region during next 5 days. 

-Heavy rainfall very likely over ghat areas of Madhya Maharashtra on 13 and14 July

-Similar conditions will prevail over Saurashtra and Kutch on 10 July.

Central India

-Moderate to heavy rainfall is very likely over the region during next 5 days

-Very heavy rainfall likely over West Madhya Pradesh on 11 and 12 July

South India

-Moderate to heavy rainfall very likely to over Coastal Karnataka, Kerala during next 5 days

-Similar conditions will prevail over coastal Andhra Pradesh on 10 and 11 July, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu on 10 July

IMD Flash Flood warning

Red Alert has been issued for the hilly state of Himachal Pradesh

10 July: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, extreme north Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Sub-Himalaya West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, and Bihar

11 July: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Sub-Himalaya West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh

12 July: Uttar Pradesh, Sub-Himalaya West Bengal & Sikkim, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, and Meghalaya

District Wise warning of flash floods

10 July

Haryana, Chandigarh,  Delhi - Chandigarh and Panchkula districts. Himachal Pradesh - Bilaspur, Chamba, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur and Solan districts.

Punjab – Rupnagar, Nawashahr and Sas Nagar districts.

Uttarakhand - Dehradun district

11 July

-High flash flood risk likely over Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh  during next 24 hours.

-Moderate flash flood risk over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim during next 24 hours.

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Published: 10 Jul 2023, 03:51 PM IST
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