Monsoon Tracker: IMD issues red alert for Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya and parts of West Bengal - Check details

  • IMD said that heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy falls is very likely to continue over sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya during next 4-5 days.

Written By Pratik Prashant Mukane
Updated15 Jun 2024, 08:02 PM IST
A man and a boy ride a scooter in the rain.
A man and a boy ride a scooter in the rain.(AP)

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a red alert for Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya and sub-Himalayan parts of West Bengal owing to heavy rainfall.

Arunachal Pradesh is likely to get heavy to very heavy rainfall on Monday and Tuesday, said IMD, issuing an orange alert.

The weather department said that the states of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura are also likely to get heavy to very heavy rainfall on June 17 and 18.

In a post on X, IMD said that Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim is very likely to get isolated heavy (64.5-115.5 mm) to very heavy (115.5-204.4 mm) with extremely heavy falls (>204.4 mm) on June 15 and 16.

The weather department added that the region is likely to get heavy (64.5-115.5 mm) to very heavy rainfall (115.5-204.4 mm) with extremely heavy falls (>204.4 mm) between June 17 and 19.

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Heavy rainfall warning

The Weather department said that heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy falls is very likely to continue over sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya during the next 4–5 days.

Rain Forecast

- Widespread light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning & gusty winds (30-40 kmph) likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and the Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & the Sikkim during next 7 days.

Also Read: Southwest monsoon is on time, heat waves delay progress in east India: IMD official

Scattered light to moderate rainfall

Isolated to scattered light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds (30-40 kmph) are very likely over Gangetic West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha during the next 4 days and likely to increase thereafter.

Monsoon to advance

IMD said that conditions are favourable for further advance of the Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of various states over the next four to five days. Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Northwest Bay of Bengal will see the advancement of the monsoon during the next 4–5 days.

Temperature forecast

The IMD said that there won't be a significant change in maximum temperatures over East India during the next 2 days. However, it will fall by 2- 3°C thereafter. Parts of central India may see a fall in maximum temperatures by 2-3°C during the next 4- 5 days. 

Rain forecast for Mumbai region

A Yellow alert has been issued for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad.

According to the Regional Meteorological Centre, thunderstorms accompanied by lightning, light to moderate rainfall and gusty winds (40- 50kmph) at isolated places are very likely.

Heat Wave Warning

According to the IMD, from June 15 to 18, heat wave to severe heat wave conditions are very likely in many/ most parts of Uttar Pradesh.

In some parts of Punjab, the Haryana-Chandigarh-Delhi heat wave to severe heat wave conditions are very likely during June 15 to 17.

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First Published:15 Jun 2024, 08:02 PM IST
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