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Business News/ News / India/  Weather updates: IMD predicts intense snowfall, rainfall in north India | 7 points
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Weather updates: IMD predicts intense snowfall, rainfall in north India | 7 points

Weather today: The IMD has also issued rainfall alerts in northwest plains such as Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh from 1 March to 3 March

Weather today: Jammu-Kashmir likely to receive snow on 29 February as per the IMD forecast (ANI)Premium
Weather today: Jammu-Kashmir likely to receive snow on 29 February as per the IMD forecast (ANI)

Weather today: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted 'intense' snowfall and rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Leh on 29 February and 1 March.

The IMD said, "An active Western Disturbance likely to affect Western Himalayan Region from 29 February and plains of northwest India from 1 March to 3 March with peak intensity on 1st & 2nd March 2024".

Orange alert for heavy snow issued in THESE states. Check IMD forecast here

IMD weather forecast. Key updates.

1. Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh are likely to receive isolated heavy rainfall/snowfall (64.5-115.5 mm) on March 1 and heavy to very heavy rainfall/snowfall (115.5-204.4 mm) on March 2, 2024.

2. Heavy rainfall/snowfall (64.5-115.5 mm) is likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand on 1 and 2 March 2024.

3. Himachal Pradesh is likely to get isolated heavy rainfall/snowfall (64.5-115.5 mm) on 1st March. On 2nd March IMD predicts 115.5-204.4 mm of rainfall/snowfall in the state. Himachal Pradesh received 105 cm rains during the winter season against normal rainfall 166.6 mm, a deficit of 37 per cent from January 1 to February 24.

However, the state received 98.3 mm rains in February till date against normal rainfall of 81.3 mm and excess of 21 per cent.

Delhi-NCR to receive rainfall in next two hours, says IMD. Check forecast here

4. According to the weather monitoring agency, isolated hailstorms may also occur over Himachal Pradesh on 1st & 2nd March.

5. Punjab is also likely to witness hailstorms on 1 and 2 March.

6. Isolated hailstorm likely over Haryana and Chandigarh on 2nd March as per IMD forecast.

7. Inclement weather conditions such as rainfall and hailstorms may occur over West Uttar Pradesh on 2 March.

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Published: 29 Feb 2024, 06:34 AM IST
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