IMD issues heavy to extremely heavy rainfall alert for Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh on Sunday

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday predicted “heavy to very heavy” widespread rainfall in east Rajasthan and west Madhya Pradesh regions on Sunday.

“Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall and heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls at isolated places is very likely over East Rajasthan,” the IMD said.

The weather agency predicted “heavy to very heavy rainfall” at isolated places in west Madhya Pradesh, east Rajasthan and Gujarat region on Monday.

“Rainfall activity over west Madhya Pradesh and the adjoining region is likely to reduce significantly from Tuesday onwards,” it said.

The weather forecasting agency has predicted “generally cloudy sky with a few spells of rain or thundershowers” in Bhopal for the next seven days.

The weather forecasting further predicted that isolated places over East Rajasthan, Sub Himalayan West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Konkan, Goa and Sikkim may also witness heavy downpour throughout the day.

Heavy Rainfall at isolated places over Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, East Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Saurashtra and Kutch, Madhya Maharashtra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal,” the IMD added in its All India Weather Warning Bulletin.

Strong winds, speed reaching 40-50 kmph, are likely to prevail over west-central and south-west Arabian Sea. Squally weather conditions are likely to prevail along and off Gujarat coast.