Thunderstorm, squall likely in north India hill states tomorrow: IMD
Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, and Himachal Pradesh are likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, while parts of Rajasthan might see dust storm over the next two days, the IMD said today. The thunderstorm in north India is due to a new western disturbance from tomorrow. The western disturbance originates in the Mediterranean Sea that brings sudden rains to India's northwestern parts. Here's more.
A thunderstorm accompanied with squall with wind speed reaching 50-70 km/hr are "very likely" at isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, and Jharkhand. Heat wave conditions are very likely at one or two pockets over Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, and Vidarbha. Several states in north India have witnessed erratic weather pattern over the fortnight.
"Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds also very likely at isolated places over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Telangana, north coastal Andhra Pradesh, south interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, and Kerala," an Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) advisory said.