Here is the latest weather forecast for India for the next two days:
Monday (April 25)
- Heavy rains are likely to flood remote parts of Arunachal Pradesh.
- Fairly widespread rains and thunderstorms were forecast over Arunachal Pradesh and Kerala.
- Scattered rains and thunderstorms are likely over Assam, Meghalaya, Karnataka coast, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, with a chance of snowfall in the latter two regions.
- Isolated rains are possible over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sikkim, Odisha, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Maharashtra, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and the interior of Karnataka, with an additional risk of snow in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
- The heatwave conditions could most likely scorch isolated locations in Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, West Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and interior Maharashtra.
Tuesday (April 26)
- Heavy rain is likely over isolated parts of Arunachal Pradesh, while other parts could receive widespread rain with thunderstorms.
- Fairly widespread rains and thunderstorms were forecast over Assam and Meghalaya.
- Scattered rains and thunderstorms are expected over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sikkim, Karnataka, Kerala and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
- Isolated rains are likely over Odisha, Maharashtra, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, with Uttarakhand facing the additional chance of snow.
- Heatwave conditions are possible in isolated locations in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, Gujarat and interior Maharashtra.
Summary of the forecast for the next five days:
Heatwave conditions are expected to scorch isolated pockets over Gujarat State over the next five days, Bihar from April 25-26, Madhya Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal from April 25-29, Rajasthan, South Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha from April 26-29, and Punjab and southern Haryana from April 27-29.
As a result, the Indian Meteorological Department issued a ‘yellow watch’ to be “updated” for some states in the eastern and northwestern region for Monday, which is expected to expand to many other states in central India over the next few days.
Under the influence of a north-south trough over eastern India and strong southwesterly winds from the Bay of Bengal towards the northeastern states at lower tropospheric levels, the following weather phenomena are likely to occur :
- Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura over the next five days;
- Scattered rains over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim over the next five days;
- Isolated heavy rains over Arunachal Pradesh on Monday and Tuesday, and over Assam and Meghalaya from April 27-29;
- Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and gusty winds (speed reaching 30-40 km/h) in isolated locations over Assam, Meghalaya over the next five days, and over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura over the next 24 hours.
Confluence and discontinuity of winds over peninsular India in the lower tropospheric levels will likely result in isolated to scattered rainfall with thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds over Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Chhattisgarh over the next five days, and over Andhra Pradesh on April 27-28.
The western disturbance is likely to bring isolated to scattered light rain accompanied by isolated thunderstorms and lightning over the western Himalayan region, and dust storms or thunderstorms over the neighboring plains of Punjab and Haryana on Monday.
In addition, a new weak disturbance from the west is expected to affect the Indian region from Thursday and could bring bouts of light and isolated rains to the western Himalayan region.
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