New Delhi : Under the influence of strong southwesterly winds from Bay of Bengal to Northeast India, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and eight eastern states living at the level of the lower troposphere are very likely to receive widespread rain during the next five days.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh during April 14 to 16 and heavy to very heavy rainfall over the same region and sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim on April 13. Chances are.IMD data shows that Pathanamthitta in South India received 9 cm, Ernakulam 6 cm, Kottayam 5 cm (Kerala), while Theni and Tuthukudi received 9 cm each and Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu) 7 cm.
Meanwhile, under the influence of cyclonic circulation up to mid troposphere level over South Tamil Nadu, light to very heavy rain/thundershowers very likely over Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep and isolated rain over Tamil Nadu. Very heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Puducherry, Karaikal, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Coastal & Interior Karnataka during the next five days and over the same areas on April 13 and 14. Meanwhile, Chumukedima and Dhansiri (10 cm each) in the northeast and Diphu, Tamenglong, Jharnapani (6 cm each) and Wokha (5 cm) received over 4 cm of rain.