Monsoon Tracker: Continued heat wave over Odisha, Jharkhand, and Vidharbha; heavy rains expected in these states. Details

IMD predicts that while there will be a heat wave in East and Central India, there will be considerable rains in Northeast India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim. South Peninsular and portions of East India are predicted to be covered by the southwest monsoon.

Monsoon Tracker: Continued heat wave over Odisha, Jharkhand, and Vidharbha; heavy rains expected in these states. Details

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the next four days are likely to see widespread rainfall activity with sporadic isolated heavy to very heavy falls over northeast India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim. The weather office further stated that heat waves, including severe heat waves, are anticipated to persist throughout East India and central India for the next three days before ending.

Cyclone Biparjoy will aid the monsoon's entry into east India and relieve the country's intense heat wave.
Cyclone Biparjoy, which made landfall in Gujarat's coastal regions, has also fallen into a deep depression and is also anticipated to weaken further into depression in the following twelve hours, it said.

IMD has stated that the conditions are improving for the Southwest Monsoon to advance farther over additional regions of South Peninsular & East India and surrounding areas between June 18 and 21.

See the complete weather prediction here. The southwesterly winds, which have started to blow steadily, will bring rain to the Konkan shore, according to the IMD official. "They will aid in giving relief to the Konkan coast's modest rainfall. Here is our forecast for the next four to five days along the coast. We anticipate rain in North Konkan and possibly a little bit more rain in South Konkan "she declared.

Storm Biparjoy LIVE\s- Northeast India will likely experience widespread light to moderate rainfall with sporadic heavy to very heavy falls over Sikkim, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Northeast India over the next four days. According to IMD, Assam and Meghalaya are anticipated to have a few isolated instances of exceptionally heavy rain from June 16 to 18. Around 34,000 people were affected by the persistent heavy rain that inundated fresh areas across 11 districts in Assam, where rivers are pouring dangerously close to the danger mark.

-IMD has also forecasted mild to moderate scattered to moderately widespread rainfall throughout Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand over the next 4 days, along with thunderstorm and lightning quite possible in isolated locations. The 18th and 19th of June are expected to bring scattered hailstorms and thundersqualls (60-70 kmph) over Uttarakhand.

-In Rajasthan, it was predicted that there will be light to moderate precipitation in many locations and heavy to very heavy precipitation with extremely heavy falls in a few isolated locations across southwest Rajasthan on June 17 and southeast Rajasthan on June 17 and 18. On June 19, it is also anticipated that there will be sporadic, very heavy rains over east Rajasthan.

On June 16, Manorama Mohanty, the MET Director for Ahmedabad, predicted that Cyclone Biparjoy would diminish into a deep depression over the Saurashtra-Kutch region, bringing heavy rain to Gujarat tomorrow. Kutch, Patan, Mehsana, and Banaskantha are likely to have extremely heavy rain tomorrow, according to Mohanty.

-IMD has also forecasted sporadic heavy to very heavy rain in northwest Madhya Pradesh and West Uttar Pradesh on June 19 and 20, as well as over Uttarakhand on June 18 and 19.

- Over the next four days, the meteorological office in South India has forecast mild to moderate scattered to fairly widespread rainfall, along with thunderstorms and lightning.

-Heavy rainfall is also predicted to occur over Kerala, Tamil Nadu, South Interior Karnataka, and Rayalaseema on June 19 and 20.

Predictions for the heat wave: Over Odisha and Vidarbha for the next five days; in Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand for the next four days; in Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam, East Madhya Pradesh, East Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar for the next three days; and in West Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, and Tamil Nadu for the next two days.

According to IMD, warm nighttime conditions are predicted to exist in a few isolated areas over Vidarbha, East Uttar Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh from June 16 to 18.