NEW DELHI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) reported that heavy rain and thundershowers continued in a few spots across Assam and Meghalaya, with Haflong in Assam receiving 190 mm and Cherrapunji in Meghalaya receiving 120 mm rainfall.
It stated that rain and/or thundershowers continued in scattered locations over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland-Manipur-Mizoram-Tripura, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal, coastal Karnataka, and Odisha.
During the next five days, fairly widespread or widespread rainfall with thunderstorms or lightning is very likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam-Meghalaya, and Nagaland-Manipur-Mizoram-Tripura due to strong southwesterly winds from the Bay of Bengal to northeastern states at lower tropospheric levels.
Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam-Meghalaya until April 17, according to the IMD, and isolated heavy rainfall is expected in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura on April 17.
Similarly, light to moderate fairly widespread or scattered rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm or lightning is very likely over Kerala-Mahe, Tamil Nadu-Puducherry-Karaikal, and Karnataka over the next five days under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over Lakshadweep area and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea up to middle tropospheric levels under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over Lakshadweep area and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea up
During the next five days, isolated or scattered rainfall with thunderstorms or lightning is expected over Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Isolated very heavy rainfall is very likely across Tamil Nadu's Ghats until April 17; over Kerala-Mahe on April 16 and 17; and over south interior Karnataka till April 18; isolated very heavy rainfall is very possible over South interior Karnataka on April 17.