NEW DELHI: Large parts of the country are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall during the next two-three days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.
The IMD said a low pressure area has formed over northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha and West Bengal coasts.
There is also a monsoon trough plus a convergence of southwesterly winds with moisture from Arabian Sea is likely to continue during the next two days, which will lead to heavy rains over several parts of the country.
Fairly widespread rainfall with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places are very likely over major parts of north India — Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, east Rajasthan — during the next two days and decrease thereafter, the IMD said. (AGENCIES)