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Heatwave warning in 10 states; Orange alert for rainfall in Arunachal Pradesh; check IMD's full weather forecast here

The IMD has predicted heatwave conditions in 10 states over the next four days ahead of the peak summer season. However, the weather department has also predicted rainfall and hailstorm activity in some states. Here is the full weather forecast.

Weather forecast: Severe heatwave conditions may prevail in West Bengal and over Odisha during next 4 days. (representative image) (AP)Premium
Weather forecast: Severe heatwave conditions may prevail in West Bengal and over Odisha during next 4 days. (representative image) (AP)

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning of heatwave conditions in several states in the coming days, ahead of the peak summer seasons. 

The IMD's press bulletin stated that heatwave to severe heatwave conditions may prevail in West Bengal and Odisha during the next four days. The IMD has forecasted heatwaves in Karnataka, Jharkhand, Bihar, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and Sikkim over the next four days and heatwaves for Tamil Nadu on April 23 and 24. Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh are set for similar weather conditions from April 25 until April 27.

Also read: Weather update: IMD predicts heatwave warning; rainfall in THESE states till April 27

The Met department's weather bulletin stated, “A cyclonic circulation lies over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and a trough runs from this cyclonic circulation to the Bay of Bengal in lower tropospheric levels. Another cyclonic circulation lies over northeast Assam in lower tropospheric levels."

Also read: IMD issues heatwave warning: AP, Bihar, Gujarat, parts of Maharashtra, MP and Odisha sizzle as max temperature soars 46C

Under the influence of such a weather system, the following conditions may prevail:

  • On April 23, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand can expect light to moderate rainfall or snowfall accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning.
  • From April 26 to 28, light to moderate rainfall/snowfall accompanied by thunderstorms.
  • A hailstorm has been predicted by the weather department for Jammu and Kashmir on April 26 and for Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on April 27.

“A Western disturbance as a cyclonic circulation lies over north Pakistan in lower & middle tropospheric levels. A cyclonic circulation lies over northeast Rajasthan in lower tropospheric levels. A fresh Western Disturbance is likely to affect northwest India from 26th April, " according to the IMD. 

Also read: Heatwave alert in 6 states over next few days; IMD predicts rainfall in 11; Check full weather forecast here

Maharashtra state will witness light rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm, lightning and gusty winds until April 25. The weather department predicted light to moderate rainfall accompanied by isolated thunderstorm and lightning over Kerala until April 27; over Karnataka, Telangana and Tamil Nadu on April 23 and 24.

The capital city of Delhi will witness mainly clear sky today and tomorrow and partly cloudy sky thereafter until April 29. The maximum temperature in the national capital region on Wednesday, April 24, stood at 37 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature stood at 23 degrees Celsius.

 

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Published: 24 Apr 2024, 07:05 AM IST
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