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These States Will Get Relief From Heatwave as IMD Predicts Rainfall & Thunderstorm For Next Few Days

IMD predicts isolated to scattered rains with thunderstorms, lightning, and strong winds over Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, and Odisha over the next five days.

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Light isolated rainfall is likely over West Madhya Pradesh on April 20-21, East Madhya Pradesh until April 22, Vidarbha area from April 21-23, and Chhattisgarh until April 23 as a result of the system.
Light isolated rainfall is likely over West Madhya Pradesh on April 20-21, East Madhya Pradesh until April 22, Vidarbha area from April 21-23, and Chhattisgarh until April 23 as a result of the system.

Weather Report: Strong south-westerly winds from the Bay of Bengal and a Western Disturbance are expected to cause thunderstorm activity and rainfall during the next four days, bringing relief to parts of northwest, central, and east India. Thunderstorms with lightning and strong winds are expected to spread across the Western Himalayan Region and neighboring lowlands starting today.

Rainfall likely in these states

Over the next four days, the Indian Meteorological Department predicts heavy rainfall in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sikkim, and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal. Heavy rain, thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds are expected in Assam and Meghalaya until April 23.

IMD predicts isolated to scattered rains with thunderstorms, lightning, and strong winds over Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, and Odisha over the next five days.

On Tuesday, Delhi had its eighth heatwave of the month, with a maximum temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius (°C), six degrees above normal and one degree higher than the day before.

During the next two days, light isolated rainfall with thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds is likely over Punjab and Haryana, as well as Delhi, due to the influence of a Western Disturbance. Light isolated rainfall is likely over West Madhya Pradesh on April 20-21, East Madhya Pradesh until April 22, Vidarbha area from April 21-23, and Chhattisgarh until April 23 as a result of the system.

Dust storms are expected to hit isolated areas in Rajasthan and West Uttar Pradesh today and tomorrow, as well as East Uttar Pradesh on April 21 and 22. During the next four days, scattered to widespread rainfall, thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds are very likely over Kerala-Mahe.

Isolated rainfall, thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds are very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Karnataka, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana.

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