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Weather Report: Heavy Rain Lashes Delhi-NCR; Thunderstorm Alert over Other Parts of India

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

The national capital received heavy showers since early morning on Wednesday which heavily affected traffic on key roads during morning rush hours. As per reports, a well-marked Low pressure Area lies over Northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining north Odisha-West Bengal coasts with associated cyclonic circulation extending upto 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting southwestwards with height. It is very likely to move westwards gradually and concentrate into a depression during next 24 hours, says IMD reports.

These States Likely to Get Heavy Rain Today

Under the influence of this system:

i) Widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Gujarat state, Maharashtra & Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Vidarbha during next 4-5 days.

ii) Isolated extremely heavy falls are likely over southwest Odisha on 19th; Chhattisgarh on 19th & 20th; East Madhya Pradesh on 20th; West Madhya Pradesh on 21st & 22nd; East Rajasthan on 22nd and Gujarat State on 22nd & 23rd August, 2020.


The monsoon trough is active and lies close to its normal position. It is very likely to be south of its normal Position and continue to be active during next 4-5 days. There is convergence of strong moist southwesterly winds from the Arabian Sea over plains of Northwest India and Central India at lower levels and likely to continue during next 2 days.

Maximum & Minimum Temperature

Maximum temperatures are appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at
isolated places over Kerala & Mahe and Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal while Minimum temperatures are appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a few places over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad and Himachal Pradesh.

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