The weather is going to be bad in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. The Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rains along with thunderstorms in both these states on 20 and 22 September. According to the latest update shared by IMD, Jharkhand will receive widespread light to moderate rain on September 20 and 22. During this period, warning of thunderstorm and lightning has been issued at some places. There is a possibility of widespread moderate rain in most parts of Chhattisgarh during September 20 to 22. An alert of heavy rain with strong winds and thunderstorm has been issued at some places.

The All India Weather Bulletin issued by the Meteorological Department said that a cyclonic circulation is located over the east-central Bay of Bengal. Under its influence, a low pressure area is likely to form in and around North West Bay of Bengal during the next 48 hours. It will be very strong. Its impact will be clearly visible on the plains as well. There is also a low pressure area over southeast Rajasthan through which a trough is extending to the southeast Arabian Sea. Another Monsoon trough is moving southeastwards through Jaisalmer, Ajmer in Rajasthan and Shivpuri, Sidhi in Madhya Pradesh up to east-central Bay of Bengal.

Overall, excellent conditions remain for heavy rains in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. According to the information shared by the local weather office, a monsoon trough line is passing through Daltonganj and Jamshedpur. Due to this it is raining in different parts of Jharkhand. The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for heavy rain in most parts of Jharkhand till September 21.

There is a possibility of torrential rain in Jharkhand on September 22 also. Overall, this week is going to be wet for Jharkhand. Four people have died due to lightning in Palamu, Jharkhand. It is said that these incidents of lightning occurred at different places in Palamu on Sunday evening. There were incidents of lightning in Chainpur, Naudiha and Hussainabad blocks in which four people including a child died. Post mortem of all of them was done on Monday.