The Indian Meteorological department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted continuation of severe heat wave and heavy rainfall in north-western India and north-eastern India respectively.
See the IMD update on Twitter here
IMD said that widespread rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm/lightning is very likely to occur over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam-Meghalaya in the next five days.
Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura are also very likely to face isolated rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm/lightning during the next five days.
IMD’s forecast also mentions that heavy rainfall is very likely to occur over Arunachal Pradesh during next 5 days; over Assam-Meghalaya during 8-10 April and over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal-Sikkim during 6- 8 April, 2022.
For Southern India
IMD said that under the influence of trough over south Peninsular India, light rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm/lightning is very likely to occur over Kerala-Mahe, Tamilnadu- Puducherry-Karaikal, Coastal and South Interior Karnataka during next 5 days.
North Interior Karnataka (6-8 April), Coastal Andhra Pradesh (6, 9, 10 April) and Telangana (6 April) will also very likely witness scattered rainfall with thunderstorm/lightning.
Cyclonic wind warning
IMD mentioned that a cyclonic circulation lies over South Andaman Sea and neighbourhood and extends up to mid-tropospheric level. Under its influence, a Low Pressure Area is likely to form over Southeast Bay of Bengal during subsequent 48 hours, the official statement said.
The weather department mentioned that Gujarat will see a fall in maximum temperatures by about 2-3°C in the next 3 days. On the other hand, parts of Northwest and Central India will see a rise in maximum temperatures by 2°C in the next three days.
Apart from that, IMD mentioned that severe heat wave conditions will continue in most parts of the country. West Rajasthan will witness severe conditions during next 5 days.
East Rajasthan will also face a similar situation in the next five days.
South Haryana-Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh will face severe heat wave conditions during next 5 days, said IMD.
Himachal Pradesh, Vidarbha and Bihar will also see a continuation in severe heat wave conditions during next 5 days. Madhya Maharashtra and Jammu division will get severe heat wave during next 2-3 days.
Jharkhand (6-8 April), south Punjab(7-10 April), Chhattisgarh (9-10 April) are slated to see sevre heat wave conditions.
State-wise rise in maximum temperature observed from 27 March
1.West Rajasthan- 5 to 8 above normal
2.East Rajasthan- 5 to 7 above normal
3.West Madhya Pradesh- 5 to 7 above normal
4.East Madhya Pradesh- 5 to 7 above normal
5.Western Himalayan Region- 6 to 9 above normal
6.Gujarat- +2 to 4 in most dates while 1-2 above normal degC in some dates
7.South Haryana and Delhi NCR, West Uttar Pradesh, southeast Uttar Pradesh- 4 to 9 above normal
8.Jharkhand- 4 to 7 above normal
9. Bihar- 4 to 6 above normal
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