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Northwest India, which is reeling under hot conditions once again after a brief spell of pre-monsoon showers, is likely to experience an enhanced rainfall from Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday.

It also added that enhanced rainfall activity is on the cards for Central India.

Under the influence of lower-level easterlies, scattered to fairly widespread light or moderate rainfall with isolated thunderstorms and lightning are on the cards over Uttarakhand and East Uttar Pradesh from Sunday, June 26 to Wednesday, June 29; over Himachal Pradesh and West Uttar Pradesh from June 28 to 29.

Furthermore, isolated heavy rainfall is likely over Uttarakhand during June 27-29; over East Uttar Pradesh from June 28 to 29 and over Himachal Pradesh on June 29.

Under the influence of a trough from west Rajasthan and the neighbouring regions to Gangetic West Bengal in lower levels, fairly widespread rainfall with thunderstorm/lightning is expected over Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha; isolated to scattered rainfall is likely over Madhya Pradesh during the next five days, and isolated heavy rainfall is likely over Chhattisgarh till June 29; Vidarbha during June 26-29 and over East Madhya Pradesh during June 27-29.

Meanwhile, in continuation of the already heavy rainfall the region is receiving, an intense spell of rain is very likely to continue along the west coast during the next five days.


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