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Fresh low pressure in Bay to increase Monsoon rains in East India

August 16, 2016 7:29 AM |

Fresh low pressure in Bay to increase Monsoon rains in East IndiaA fresh low pressure area has developed in Bay of Bengal, which is all set to intensify the Monsoon rains across East India once again.

The system, which was initially seen as cyclonic circulation, is over North Bay of Bengal off the Odisha coast. The low pressure is expected to further strengthen into a well-marked low pressure area during the next 24 to 48 hours, while moving inland in west direction.

The Monsoon system has already given good rainfall over several parts of Odisha, and Gangetic West Bengal including Kolkata in the last 48 hours. Light rains have also occurred over few parts of North Coastal Andhra Pradesh.

In span of 21 hours from 8:30 am on Monday, Puri has recorded a whopping 55 mm of rainfall along with Bhubaneswar where 10 mm rainfall was received.

According to Skymet Weather, moderate to heavy rains are likely over Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, South Jharkhand, and adjoining Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. Some parts are also likely to witness very heavy showers as well.

In addition to this, the Monsoon trough is also running through East India and low pressure, further enhancing the rainfall over the region.

As the system will continue to move in west direction, it will later on give rains over parts of Central India such as Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

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