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Weather Alert: These State Will Witness Rainfall & Snowfall Expected till December 25th

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted light to moderate rainfall and snowfall over Western Himalayan region during 22 to 25 December. Light rainfall is also likely over Punjab on 24th December (Friday).

Ayushi Raina
These State Will Witness Rainfall & Snowfall
These State Will Witness Rainfall & Snowfall

IMD Weather Forecast: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted light to moderate rainfall and snowfall over the Western Himalayan region from December 22 to 25. Light rainfall is also likely over Punjab on 24th December (Friday). 

Rainfall with thunderstorms is also expected over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura from the 21st to the 24th of December, according to the department. It also predicted an isolated hailstorm across the region on 22nd and 23rd of December. 

The weather report stated in its most recent update: Light to moderate isolated/scattered rainfall/snowfall is very likely over the Western Himalayan Region from 22nd to 25th of December, 2021, due to the influence of two Western Disturbances in quick succession, the first from 22nd and the second from 24th. Light isolated rainfall is also likely over Punjab on 24th December, 2021. 

According to the department, cold wave to severe cold wave conditions are very likely to persist in some portions of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh during the next 24 hours, with cold wave conditions persisting in isolated pockets over the next 24 hours. 

"Cold wave conditions in isolated pockets are very likely over Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha, Bihar, and Jharkhand within next 48 hours; over Jammu, Kashmir-Ladakh-Gilgit-Baltistan-Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, and Gangetic West Bengal over the next 24 hours; and over Chhattisgarh and Odisha over the next 72 hours, and are very likely to abate thereafter." according to the daily forecast. 

The weather agency said that cold waves in the national capital will stop from December 22 and an improvement is likely to be seen from tomorrow night. Dr. RK Jenamani, IMD senior scientist, said that Delhi is likely to see rainfall on December 24. 

According to the department, there will be no significant change in minimum temperatures over most parts of Northwest India (except Rajasthan), Central & East India, and Maharashtra within next two days; temperatures will rise by 3-5°c in Northwest India and 2-4°c in Central & East India and Maharashtra thereafter. 

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