Weather Today (April 18): Heavy Rain Hits Parts of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, North East and North West India | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

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Here is the latest weather forecast for India for the next two days:

Monday (April 18)

  • Heavy rain is probably over isolated places in Tamil Nadu and the southern interior of Karnataka.
  • Fairly widespread rains and thunderstorms are forecast over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Kerala.
  • Scattered rains and thunderstorms are expected over Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, southern interior Karnataka and Lakshadweep.
  • Isolated rain/snow is possible over Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
  • Isolated rains are likely over West Bengal, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Coastal Karnataka, Northern Inner Karnataka and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • Scorching conditions are probably over some places in western Rajasthan and over isolated places in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, eastern Rajasthan, southern Uttar Pradesh, interior Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.

Tuesday (April 19)

  • Heavy rain is planned for remote locations in Assam and Meghalaya.
  • Rain/snow and widespread thunderstorms are likely over Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
  • Fairly widespread rains and thunderstorms are expected over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.
  • Scattered rains and thunderstorms are likely over Sikkim, southern interior Karnataka and Kerala.
  • Isolated rain/snow is likely over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
  • Isolated rains are possible over West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, coastal Karnataka, northern interior Karnataka and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • Scorching conditions are probably over some places in western Rajasthan and over isolated places in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, southern Uttar Pradesh, interior Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
5-day rainfall accumulation (TWC Met Team)

5-day rainfall accumulation

(TWC Met Team)

Summary of forecasts for the next five days

A cyclonic circulation over northeast India and the influence of strong southwesterly winds will bring moisture to the “seven sisters” at this time. As a result, fairly widespread rains and thunderstorms are likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura over the next five days.

The following weather conditions are likely to occur over the next few days:

  • Heavy rains are expected over isolated parts of Assam and Meghalaya from Tuesday to Friday.
  • Scattered to fairly widespread rain and thunderstorms are likely over Sikkim through Friday.

A westerly disturbance and induced cyclonic circulation over Afghanistan will impact weather patterns over the western Himalayan region and adjacent plains from Monday evening. Fairly widespread to widespread snow or rain and thunderstorms are expected over Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from Tuesday. Isolated to scattered snow or rain and thunderstorms are likely over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand from Tuesday.

A trough and cyclonic circulation are likely to prevail over the Southern Peninsular India at this time. On Monday, isolated heavy rains are likely over remote parts of Tamil Nadu and southern interior Karnataka, while Kerala could witness fairly widespread rains and thunderstorms. Isolated to scattered rain with lightning is likely in southern states April 18-22.

Heatwave conditions are likely in these regions:

  • Remote places in southern Uttar Pradesh, West Rajasthan, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and East Rajasthan on Monday and Tuesday;
  • Madhya Pradesh and Inland Maharashtra Monday to Wednesday

In northwestern India, maximum temperatures are expected to be above normal from Monday to Wednesday and near normal on Thursday and Friday, while in southeastern India they will be below average or close to normal during this period. Minimum temperatures will be above average over northwest India and slightly above or near normal over southeast India during this period.

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