As the monsoon season continues its sway across India, the upcoming week brings a mix of rainfall patterns to various regions. Let’s dive into the forecasted weather conditions for Northwest, East, and Northeast India, as well as Central, West, and South India, from August 9th to August 13th, 2023.
The northwestern region of India is expected to experience a range of rainfall activities during the forecast period. Light to moderate scattered rainfall is likely to be widespread, with a special focus on Uttarakhand. Between August 9th and August 13th, Uttarakhand is anticipated to witness isolated heavy rainfall activity, raising concerns for potential flooding or waterlogging in some areas. Moreover, there is a higher likelihood of very heavy rainfall on August 9th and 10th, accentuating the need for precautionary measures. Eastern and western parts of Uttar Pradesh are also on the radar for moderate to heavy rainfall on various days, particularly on August 9th.
Across eastern India, the forecast predicts a pattern of light to moderate fairly widespread rainfall during the given timeframe. Bihar is projected to experience isolated heavy rainfall on August 9th and 10th, which could have implications for local communities and agricultural activities. Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim are expected to receive their share of isolated heavy rainfall from August 11th to August 13th, necessitating vigilant monitoring of the situation.
The northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura are set to experience light to moderate widespread rainfall, with isolated instances of heavy to very heavy rainfall from August 9th onward. This prolonged period of rainfall raises concerns for landslides, flash floods, and other water-related emergencies, necessitating close coordination between local authorities and residents.
Central, West & South India:
In contrast to the aforementioned regions, central, western, and southern India are likely to witness subdued rainfall activities during the next 7 days. While this might offer a temporary respite from heavy downpours, it is important to remain vigilant as unexpected weather shifts can still occur.