Low pressure area, the remnant of cyclone Michaung, is now marked as a cyclonic circulation over Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining Bangladesh. The nearly east-west-oriented trough extends from the centre of this system, running across Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and East Madhya Pradesh. The circulation will likely move further northeastward and weaken over the next 48 hours.
The remnant low pressure area of cyclone Michaung triggered moderate to heavy showers over large areas of central and eastern parts of the country. Umaria, Seoni, Chhindwara, Jabalpur, Rewa, Satna in Madhya Pradesh and Ambikapur, Bilaspur, Pendra, Raipur in Chhattisgarh had moderate showers with amounts varying between 20-30mm. Further east, the showers were heavy over most parts of Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal. The rain belt covered interiors and coastal parts of Odisha reaching Balangir, Sambalpur, Titlagarh, Sundergarh, Keongjhargarh, Rourkela, Bhubaneswar, Gopalpur and Baripada. Daltonganj and Ranchi in Jharkhand received moderate showers and these were rather heavy in the steel city of Jamshedpur which clocked 61mm rainfall in 24 hours. Spread and intensity was further more over West Bengal wherein Berhampore, Purulia, Panagarh, Midnapore and Bankura witnessed moderate to heavy showers. Light rainfall has been observed over parts of Telangana, Vidarbha, East Uttar Pradesh, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Bihar.
Weakened weather system will move further northeastward and become mild as well. Weather activity will become light and nearly vacate most parts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the next 24 hours. Rainfall will reduce even over interior parts of Odisha during this period. Weather activity will continue over Jharkhand and West Bengal and also extend over northeast India, covering Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya and Southeast Assam in the next 48 hours. Weather conditions will improve largely and pleasant weather will prevail over central, eastern and northeastern parts of the country from 09thDecember onward.