Monsoon update: Heavy rain likely in Rajasthan, MP, Konkan and Goa
New Delhi, July 23: The axis of monsoon trough passes through Firozpur, Kaithal, Delhi, Kanpur, Daltonganj, center of depression and towards East central Bay of Bengal. A cyclonic circulation is seen over North Madhya Pradesh and adjoining region.
The IMD's bulletin on Monday predicted that the depression over southeast Jharkhand and adjoining north Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal moved further westnorthwestwards with a speed of 20 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centred at 1730 hours IST of today, 22nd July 2018 over south Jharkhand and neighbourhood near latitude 23.0°N and longitude 85.0°E about 80 km southeast of Ranchi and 150 km southeast of Daltangunj. It is very likely to continue to move westnorthwestwards and maintain its intensity during next 12 hours and weaken into a well marked low pressure area thereafter.
''Under the influence of the above system, widespread rainfall along with heavy to very heavy & extremely heavy falls very likely over interior Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha and East Madhya Pradesh during next 24 hours and decrease thereafter and over West Madhya Pradesh & Vidarbha during subsequent 24 hours,'' it further added.
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
East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha; heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places over East Rajasthan, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan & Goa, Chhattisgarh, East Madhya Pradesh, and heavy rain at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, SubHimalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Jharkhand, Telangana, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat region, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala.