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Heatwave alert in Odisha, Telangana, 3 others; Check IMD's full weather forecast with heavy showers in other states

Weather Update Today: The India Meteorological Department issued a heatwave alert in four states over the next few days while some of the states in the Himalayan region will most likely witness a wet spell in the coming days.

Weather Update Today: IMD issued heatwave alert in four states over the next few days.Premium
Weather Update Today: IMD issued heatwave alert in four states over the next few days.

Weather Update Today: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a heatwave alert in four states over the next few days while some of the states in the Himalayan region will most likely witness a wet spell in the coming days. Check the full weather forecast with Mint.

As per the press bulletin, “A Western Disturbance as a trough in middle tropospheric westerlies roughly along Long. 62°E to the north of Lat. 28°N. A cyclonic circulation lies over Northwest Uttar Pradesh and another over West Rajasthan in lower tropospheric levels." Moreover, another western disturbance may affect northwest India from April 18.

Also read: Weather update: IMD predicts snowfall, rain in THESE states today. Check full list here

Under the influence of prevailing weather conditions, IMD predicted that Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand may witness light to moderate rainfall or snowfall accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds from April 18 to 21.

Snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir

As per recent update, the mountainous terrain of Jammu and Kashmir is witnessing fresh snowfall.

Moving towards the Gangetic belt, the weather department forecasted isolated to scattered rainfall with thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds for Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, and Rajasthan from April 18 to 20.

Moreover, hailstorm activity is likely over Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir on April 18 and over Uttarakhand on April 18 and 19. Heavy rainfall will grace the state of Jammu and Kashmir on April 19.

Also read: Heatwave alert in Mumbai: IMD issues warning for Maharashtra capital, Raigad and Thane for two days

Heatwave conditions will prevail over Odisha and West Bengal until April 19; over Andhra Pradesh until April 18 and over Telangana from April 17 to 18 and over Goa today, as per IMD notification.

The weather department predicted hot and humid weather conditions for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Kerala until April 18; and for West Bengal, Odisha, Goa, Gujarat, and Karnataka on April 16.

Also read: IMD issues heatwave alert in Odisha, temperatures to reach 43°C . See full forecast

IMD issued heat wave warning for Andhra Pradesh as well which is likely to prevail until April 18.

The Met department noted that Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Lakshadweep might witness light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning from April 18 to 21. Meanwhile, heavy rainfall will grace Kerala on April 18 and 19.

Moving towards the north-eastern states, as per weather forecast light to moderate rainfall or snowfall with isolated thunderstorm and lightning is likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya until April 21.

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Published: 16 Apr 2024, 07:03 AM IST
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