Heavy to very Heavy rainfall expected in 16 states in next 2 days

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Sunday advised fishermen not to venture in the central Arabian sea as heavy to very heavy rains are expected in 16 states, including Kerala, Uttarakhand and West Bengal, in next two days.

In a statement, quoting India Meteorological Department, NDMA said, Red warning for Heavy to very heavy rain at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over Uttarakhand from 12th & 13th August 2018.

At least 700 people have lost their lives in incidents related to floods and rains across the nation during the monsoon season so far.