Weather forecast today: IMD predicts showers in Delhi; hailstorm alert in 2 states, heatwave in Rajasthan to abate

  • The India Meteorological Department has forecast heatwave conditions in Rajasthan for May 10. The coastal regions of Gujarat are likely to experience hot and humid weather conditions until May 14.

Fareha Naaz
First Published10 May 2024
Weather forecast today: Delhi is set to receive light showers today towards the night while the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 40 degree Celsius.
Weather forecast today: Delhi is set to receive light showers today towards the night while the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 40 degree Celsius.(Pappi Sharma )

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heatwave conditions in Rajasthan today, May 10, and hinted that it would abate thereafter. Besides this, hot and humid weather conditions would impact coastal areas of Gujarat till May 14.

The national capital, Delhi is set to receive light showers in the night. The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 40 degree Celsius and minimum temperature around 27 degree Celsius during the day.

As per IMD's latest weather bulletin, “A cyclonic circulation lies over northeast Assam, another cyclonic circulation over east Bangladesh and a trough runs from east Assam to north Odisha in lower tropospheric levels.”

Also read: Bengaluru rain: IMD issues yellow alert for heavy showers, thunderstorms; Check next week's weather forecast here

These atmospheric systems would impact weather conditions over north-eastern states.

  • Light to moderate showers accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning and squally winds have been forecast for Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura till May 16.
  • Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura to receive heavy rainfall today.
  • Light to moderate showers accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning and squally winds have been forecast for West Bengal and Sikkim till May 12.
  • Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha will also witness wet spells along with thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds till May 12.
  • Jharkhand will be impacted by thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds today.

"A cyclonic circulation lies over Madhya Maharashtra, and a trough runs from northwest Rajasthan to west Vidarbha in lower tropospheric levels, " the weather report states.

The weather department also issued a hailstorm alert for Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, for today.

IMD issued orange alert predicting heavy rainfall over West Bengal on May 10 and over over Odisha till May 12.

The weather report further says, “Isolated light to moderate rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm, lightning & gusty winds (30-40 kmph) very likely over Haryana-Chandigarh and Punjab during 10th-13th; over Uttar Pradesh during 09th-13th; Rajasthan during 10th-12th May.”

Also read: Heatwave forecast in 3 states today, IMD predicts rainfall in THESE states; Check full weather forecast here

Torrential rains to impact Karnataka and Kerala on May 12 and 13; Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on May 12; and Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on May 13. 

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