Jharkhand figures in the Indian Meteorological Department’s list of states where fairly widespread light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy rainfall and thunderstorm, lightening is predicted in coming days this week.

The other states are Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, the sub-Himalayan and Gangetic West Bengal, Sikkim, and Odisha whose several areas are already suffering from floods.

The IMD on Twitter has detailed, “fairly widespread/widespread light/moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls & thunderstorm/lightning very likely over Bihar on 23rd; East UP on 24th; Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim on 23rd, 26th & 27th; Odisha, Jharkhand & Gangetic West Bengal on 23rd & 24th."


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