Heavy Rainfall Expected Across Northwest and Northeast Regions

India Weather Forecast: IMD has issued a crucial weather update: heavy to very heavy rainfall is anticipated over northwest and northeast India in the next four to five days.
Heavy Rainfall Expected Across Northwest and Northeast Regions

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a crucial weather update: heavy to very heavy rainfall is anticipated over northwest and northeast India in the next four to five days. Let’s delve into the specifics of this forecast and its implications.

Rainfall Distribution and Monsoon Progression

  • Northwest India: Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected over regions like Saurashtra, Kutch, Gujarat, and Rajasthan. Western Rajasthan, in particular, may witness heavy showers on June 29 and again on July 2-3.

  • Northeast India: Assam, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh are likely to experience widespread light to moderate rainfall, with isolated extremely heavy rainfall in Arunachal Pradesh on June 29-30 and in Assam and Meghalaya on June 29.

Monsoon Advancement and Circulation Patterns

  • The southwest monsoon has already made significant progress, covering eastern Uttar Pradesh and parts of western Uttar Pradesh.

  • Further advancement is expected into western Rajasthan, Haryana-Chandigarh, Punjab, remaining parts of western Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu over the next 2-3 days.

  • Cyclonic circulations play a crucial role:

    • Over the northeast Arabian Sea, near Saurashtra and Kutch, leading to widespread rainfall in coastal areas.

    • In the northwest Bay of Bengal, affecting northwest, central, and east India.

    • In northeast Assam, causing thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, and other northeastern states.

Localized Heavy Rainfall and Impact

  • Konkan, Goa, and Central Maharashtra: Expect isolated to very heavy rainfall from June 30 to July 3.

  • Kerala, Coastal Karnataka, and Gujarat: Widespread light to moderate rainfall with thunderstorms and lightning.

  • Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh: Isolated to very heavy rainfall from June 30 to July 3.

  • Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh: Isolated to heavy rainfall during June 29-July 3.

  • Bihar: Heavy rainfall from June 30 to July 2.

Temperature Trends

  • Maximum temperatures are unlikely to change significantly across most parts of the country.

As we brace for these weather patterns, it’s essential to stay informed and take necessary precautions. Whether you’re in the rain-soaked regions or elsewhere, keep an eye on local forecasts and be prepared for any sudden changes. Remember, accurate weather information empowers us to adapt and stay safe.

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