New Delhi, July 24: The axis of monsoon trough passes through Northwest Rajasthan, South Haryana, North Madhya Pradesh, the center of depression and towards East central Bay of Bengal.
The depression now lies over Northwest Jharkhand and adjoining area. This system is expected to move in the west-northwest direction and gradually weaken into a well-marked low-pressure area.
The IMD's bulletin on Tuesday predicted that the well marked low pressure area over northeast Madhya Pradesh and neighbourhood persists. The associated cyclonic circulation extending upto 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting southwards with height persists.
''The system is likely to move westnorthwestwards gradually and thereby cause widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy and extremely heavy falls over parts of Madhya Pradesh and East Rajasthan during next 23 days. Heavy rainfall is also likely over northern parts of interior Maharashtra and north Gujarat Region during this period,'' it also said.
According to the IMD's prediction on the distribution of rainfall this monsoon, Heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over West Madhya Pradesh and East Rajasthan; heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places over Gujarat Region; heavy rain at isolated places over Assam & Meghalaya, SubHimalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Coastal Karnataka, East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand , Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh and West Rajasthan.