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Weather Alert! Heavy Rain & Hailstorm Likely to Lash over Southern States; Heat Wave Conditions in Other Parts

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

A fresh Western Disturbance is very likely to affect Western Himalayan region that will include states like Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand from 13th April, says the latest weather report. Moreover, the peak activity due to this system is likely to result in scattered to fairly widespread rainfall/thunderstorm accompanied with a hailstorm, lightning & gusty/squally winds over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and northeast India during next 2 days. Also, isolated rain/thundershowers with lightning & gusty winds likely over Gangetic West Bengal, south Odisha and south Chhattisgarh during next 2-3 days, says the weather forecast report of Indian Meteorological Department.  

Under the influence of the low-level trough/wind discontinuity, isolated to scattered rain/thundershowers with lightning & gusty winds occurred over Tamilnadu, Kerala, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh during past 3-4 days. Isolated heavy rains and hailstorms also occurred over Tamilnadu and Telangana during the period. Isolated thunderstorm with lightning & gusty winds over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu and Kerala during the next 24 hours.  

Heat Wave conditions are likely to develop in isolated pockets of Gujarat state during 12th-13th April. 

Moreover, rain/thundershowers observed (from 0830 to 1730 hours IST of yesterday): at isolated places over Assam & Meghalaya, North interior Karnataka, Kerala and interior Tamilnadu. 

As per yesterday’s report, the maximum temperature was appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a few places over Tripura and at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan, Himachal Pradesh and West Rajasthan while minimum temperatures are appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a few places over West Rajasthan and Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad. 

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