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IMD Warns of Rainfall with Thunderstorms & Lightening in Delhi, UP, Haryana & Many Other States

Today, the Meteorological Office predicts light rain in parts of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan. “A thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and around Rajaund, Assandh, Safidon, Jind, Rohtak (Haryana), Khurja, and the surrounding areas" (U.P.).

Shivam Dwivedi
Rainfall with Thunderstorms & Lightening
Rainfall with Thunderstorms & Lightening

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted light to moderate rain in Delhi and the surrounding areas on Thursday (July 28, 2022). According to the weather service, showers in Delhi will become more intense starting today, with some parts of the national capital possibly receiving heavy rain depending on the movement of the monsoon trough.

Today, the Meteorological Office predicts light rain in parts of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan. “A thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and around Rajaund, Assandh, Safidon, Jind, Rohtak (Haryana), Khurja, and the surrounding areas" (U.P.).

Light to moderate rain will continue to fall over and around Narnaul (Haryana), Aligarh, Iglas, Sikandra Rao, and Hathras (U.P.) over the next two hours, according to the RWFC in New Delhi.

Thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjacent to many locations in Delhi, NCR (Noida, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, Ballabhgarh), Rohtak, Farukhnagar, Sohana, Palwal, Aurangabad (Haryana), Khair, Aligarh, Hathras (U.P.) Bhiwari (Rajasthan). During the next two hours, light to moderate rain will continue to fall over and around many parts of Delhi, Nuh (Haryana), Tizara, Khairthal, Kotputli, and Alwar (Rajasthan).

Meanwhile, the weather body predicts fairly widespread light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls over the Himalayan region, including West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura, from July 25 to July 29.

Notably, "Isolated very heavy rainfall is very likely over Assam and Meghalaya on July 25th, 28th, and 29th, and over Arunachal Pradesh on July 28th and 29th, 2022," according to the IMD.

Following heavy rains in some parts of Telangana and the forecast for more rain, Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar held a video conference with district collectors and senior officials on Tuesday and asked them to be on high alert.

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