Heavy to very heavy rains likely at some places in 22 states: NDMA

NEW DELHI: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)on Friday predicted heavy to very heavy rains at some places in 22 states across the country and advised people take precautionary measures to avoid casualties.

The NDMA also warned about the possibility of strong winds with the speed of 25-­35 kmph gusting to 45 kmph, hitting over interior Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand till Saturday.

Heavy to very heavy rains are likely to occur at isolated places in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sub­Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Jharkhand, west Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Himachal, east Rajasthan, Konkan, Goa, Vidarbha and Telangana, the NDMA said, quoting a bulletin from the India Meteorological Department. (AGENCIES)