Here is the latest weather forecast for India for the next two days:
Thursday (April 28)
- Thunderstorms with lightning and gusty winds (speed 30-40 km/h) are most likely over sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Telangana and with lightning at isolated locations above Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, South Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, South Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Mahé, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal.
- Parasitic thunder is likely along the Malabar Coast, also possible in the Himalayan and southern part of the Konkan Coast.
- Heat wave conditions in isolated pockets are very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Interior of Gangetic West Bengal, interior of Odisha and northern parts of Gujarat state.
- A maximum temperature above 45°C is expected in the western end of Rajasthan.
Friday (April 29)
- Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and hail in isolated places are expected over Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh; with lightning or gusts of wind (speed 40-50 km/h) at isolated places in Assam, Meghalaya; with lightning/gusty winds (speed 30-40 km/h) at isolated locations over Uttarakhand, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal-Sikkim, Telangana and with lightning at isolated locations over from Arunachal Pradesh, South Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Mahé.
- Parasitic thunder is possible over the Himalayas and the Malabar Coast.
- A maximum temperature above 45°C is expected in western Rajasthan (Thar Desert), between
- southern Uttar Pradesh and northern Madhya Pradesh and even in the interior area west of the Gulf of Khambhat in central Gujarat.
- In the morning, dense fog is possible in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Summary of the forecast for the next five days:
Under the influence of a new western disturbance, isolated light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds are very likely over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan, Muzaffarabad and Himachal Pradesh from April 28 to May 2 and on Uttarakhand between April 29 to May 2. Isolated hailstorms are also possible between April 30 and May 1.
Very light isolated rainfall with dust storms or thunderstorms is expected over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, western Uttar Pradesh on April 29 and over Rajasthan on April 29-30.
Scorching conditions will prevail in isolated pockets on:
• Vidarbha, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh over the next five days
• Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Inner Gangetic West Bengal and Inner Odisha 28-30 April
• Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi from April 28 to May 2
• Bihar April 28-29 and over Chhattisgarh April 28-30
• Northern parts of Gujarat State on April 28
Meanwhile, due to strong southwesterly winds from the Bay of Bengal to northeastern states at lower tropospheric levels, rainfall intensity is likely to increase over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, with scattered/fairly widespread rainfall over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal-Sikkim over the next five days.
Isolated heavy rains are very likely over Arunachal Pradesh from 30 April to 2 May; on Assam, Meghalaya on the 29th and 30th; in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura on May 1 and 2; and isolated heavy to very heavy rains also likely over Assam-Meghalaya on 1-2 May.
Another cool western disturbance will affect northwest India from May 2, bringing scattered to fairly widespread light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning likely over the western Himalayan region between May 2 and May 4. Isolated light showers are expected over the plains of northwest India. May 3-4.
Due to the discontinuity of hollow winds over peninsular India in the lower tropospheric levels, isolated to scattered rainfall with thunderstorms or lightning is possible over Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over the next five days.
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