Very heavy rains likely over Coastal & South Interior Karnataka during next 2-3 days.

 Very heavy rains likely over Coastal & South Interior Karnataka during next 2-3 days.
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New Delhi, Aug 08: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall over Coastal and South Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu during next 2-3 days.

“The Well-marked low-pressure area moved westwards and now lies over Northwest & adjoining Northeast Arabian Sea and neighborhood causing reduction in rainfall activity over Gujarat state. The monsoon trough is near to its normal position and continues to be active,” the bulletin stated.

“Strong southwesterly/westerly monsoon flow prevailing over the Arabian Sea and along & off the west coast at lower tropospheric levels likely to continue for next 2 days,” it said.

Under its influence 

  • Scattered heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy falls very likely to continue over Kerala & Mahe during the next 24 hrs and isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy falls likely during the subsequent 24 hours.
  • Isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Coastal & South Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu during next 2-3 days. Isolated extremely heavy falls also likely over South Interior & Coastal Karnataka and ghat sections of Tamilnadu during the next 24 hours.

Meanwhile rainfall activity over northwest India likely to increase from 9th August onwards with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over the Western Himalayan region and adjoining plains from August 9 to 11.

A low-pressure area is likely to form over North & adjoining West-central Bay of Bengal by August 9.

Under its influence, rainfall activity likely to increase over east & adjoining parts of central India with heavy to very heavy rainfall over Odisha from August 9 to 11t and over Vidarbha & Chhattisgarh between August 10 and 12. Isolated extremely heavy falls also likely over Odisha on  August 10.

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