Heavy to extremely heavy rainfall is very likely to continue over Northeast India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim during the next 3 days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) warned on Sunday.

The weather department said that isolated extremely heavy rainfall is also likely over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, and Meghalaya during June 18-20.

The IMD has also issued an alert for heavy rainfall over south Rajasthan, north Gujarat, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, south interior Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, and Sikkim.

However, light to moderate rainfall is predicted over Gangetic West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.

“Light/moderate rainfall at most places with isolated Heavy to Very Heavy falls very likely over Northeast India and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim during next 5 days. Isolated extremely heavy rainfall also likely over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Assam & Meghalaya during 18th-20th June,” IMD said in a press note.


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