Pune, Aug 13: Thunderstorm, accompanied by lightning, is very likely at isolated portions of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during the next 24 hours, predicted the Indian Meteorological Department in a bulletin here today. The Met further said heavy to very heavy rainfall, with extremely heavy spells, was very likely to occur at isolated places in east Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Odisha, Kerala and Chhattisgarh during the period.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at isolated divisions of east Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and coastal Karnataka during the period. Heavy rainfall is likely at isolated segments of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan, Goa, coastal Andhra Pradesh and south interior Karnataka during the period.
Strong winds, with speed reaching up to 45-55 km per hour, are likely to prevail over north Bay of Bengal and south-west, east-central and adjoining west-central Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area. Squally winds are likely to blow over Gujarat-Maharashtra-Goa-Karnataka-Kerala-West Bengal-Odisha-south Tamil Nadu coast and Kanyakumari area, hence fishermen were advised not to venture into these areas during the next 24 hours, the Met warned.(UNI)