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Weather Forecast: Heavy to Extremely Heavy Rainfall Likely over Many States till 1 July; Details Inside

Shivam Dwivedi
Shivam Dwivedi
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The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday (27 June 2021) released a fresh weather alert predicting very heavy rainfall along with thunderstorms in various states across the country for next 5 days - until 1st July.

Weather department said due to the influence of strong moist southwesterly winds, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall is likely over West Bengal and Sikkim and Northeastern states for next 5 days.

South-west monsoon's northern limit continues to pass through Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and West Uttar Pradesh. The further progress of South-west monsoon into remaining areas of Rajasthan, West Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi is unlikely during this period.

On the other hand, the East-west trough is likely to bring scattered to fairly widespread rain and thunderstorms over parts of East India in this period. Due to this, heavy rainfall is forecasted over isolated places of West Bengal from 29 June onward, whereas heavy showers are isolated places of Odisha on Thursday. 

Weather in India Report:

Heavy to Extremely Heavy rainfall is predicted over  isolated parts of Meghalaya and Assam.

Fairly widespread to widespread rain along with thunderstorms are likely to  be over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, West Bengal, Bihar, Telangana, Kerala, Lakshadweep and  interior Karnataka.

There is a possibility of isolated rain with snow and thunderstorms over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Isolated rain and thunderstorms are predicted over Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

Moreover, Heavy to Extremely heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are likely over some parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. Widespread rain and thunderstorms are expected over coastal Maharashtra, Goa and coastal Karnataka.

Scattered rain and thunderstorms are predicted over Jharkhand, East Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, interior Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Delhi Weather:

Maximum temperatures are expected to be above 40°C over the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and national capital Delhi and over isolated places of north Madhya Pradesh and west Uttar Pradesh.

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