(Juhi Aishwary, Journalist): An alert from the Meteorological Department amidst the Coronavirus epidemic has raised concerns of eight states and union territories. The Meteorological Department has informed that tomorrow evening (May 16) a cyclonic storm Amphhan (Bay of Bengal) will come, due to which heavy rain may occur in Andaman and Nicobar, Odisha, and West Bengal. Due to the effect of this cyclonic storm, heavy rains and strong winds can occur in eight states and union territories of the country.
According to Meteorological Department alerts, Andaman and Nicobar Islands may receive heavy rains today and tomorrow. Apart from this, there may be heavy rains at some places in the coastal areas of Odisha and West Bengal. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea in the south and central areas of the Bay of Bengal. Also, fishermen who have gone to these areas of the sea have been instructed to return immediately. Along with this, an alert has been issued in the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh regarding cyclonic storm Amphan. The coastal areas of the state may receive heavy rains and strong winds for the next 2-3 days.
Let us tell you that before Thursday, the weather has changed in Delhi NCR after thunderstorms, rain, and hail. On Friday, thunderstorms and rain are expected in many parts of the country including Delhi NCR.
These states were also alerted
According to the Meteorological Department, the Western disturbance is active in the country at this time. Due to this, weather in the hill areas of the country like Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, as well as Punjab, Haryana, North Rajasthan, and Western Uttar Pradesh can be deteriorated. The meteorological department has issued an orange alert for these states. And people have been warned not to come out of the houses being cautious.
Chance of heavy rain at these places
According to the Meteorological Department, heavy rains are expected today and tomorrow in some parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, in parts of coastal Odisha on Tuesday and some places in West Bengal on Wednesday next week. On Friday and Saturday, there is a possibility of rain in many parts of Delhi and surrounding areas with dusty air.
Fishermen were also alerted
IMD said fishermen have also been alerted for all these beaches and said that those who are out of the coast in these areas are advised to return to the beaches by tomorrow, also been warned for further.
That there were a thunderstorm and rain in the capital Delhi on Thursday, due to which the temperature also decreased. Due to the western disturbance, parts of Bihar, Bengal, and Madhya Pradesh are also likely to receive rain, thunderstorm, and hail.