Delhi Thunderstorm alert LIVE: IMD skymet forecast NCR, several states

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New Delhi | Updated:Jun 06, 2018 2:36:40 pm

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted that New Delhi and the National Capital Region along with Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh and parts of Rajasthan are very likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds and lightning, this evening.

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Delhi Thunderstorm alert LIVE: The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted that New Delhi and the National Capital Region along with Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh and parts of Rajasthan are very likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds and lightning, this evening. There are also chances of rain in Delhi NCR. The warning came after 124 people died and more than 300 got injured in thunderstorm, duststorm and lightening over the last few weeks. The temperature today is likely to remain low between, 32° Celcius and 41° Celcius. Meanwhile, Telangana, Coastal Karnataka, Goa, Andaman &  Nicobar  Islands, Assam and Meghalaya, are likely to expect very heavy rainfall. However, heatwave condition will prevail in West Rajasthan and will continue for the next 72 hours.

 

 

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    14:36 (IST)06 Jun 2018
    Maximum temperature to fall in Delhi, forcasts skymet

    Palam observatory recorded a maximum temperature at 42.9˚C yeserday, while Safdarjung observatory recorded it at 41.6°C. Ayanagar and Ridge also recorded their maximum temperatures at 41.6°C and 40.1°C, respectively. It is expected that the maximum temperatures will drop by few degrees over Delhi-NCR region including Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad, reported skymet.All these places have been suffering from hot weather conditions for a long time, relief is in sight for people living in and around Delhi. Many places in Punjab and Haryana received light to moderate rainfall and thundershowers early this week.

    14:25 (IST)06 Jun 2018
    Heavy rainfall expected in Eastern and Western states over next four days

    IMD has also predicted very heavy rain at places in Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Sikkim, Maharastra, Kerala, Assam, Meghalaya, and even interiors of Karnataka and Telangana over the course of next 4 days. Thunderstorm and lightning are very likely to happen over Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Jharkhand and East Rajasthan.While Thunderstorm accompanied with squall and lightning very likely at isolated places over  Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.Heatwave and dust storms are likely to happen in parts of  West Rajasthan.

    14:06 (IST)06 Jun 2018
    Beyond Delhi IMD predicts heavy rainfall in southern India and parts of Eastern and Western regions

    Apart from Delhi, IMD has also predicted heavy to very heavy rain at places in Telangana, Coastal Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Andaman and  Nicobar Islands, Madhya Maharashtra,  Marathwada, Odisha, Kerala, Assam and Meghalaya. Thunderstorm along with gusty winds and lightning are also very likely to happen at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh,  Chattisgarh, Madhya Maharashtra, and Marathawada, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and Easter Rajasthan. Heatwave conditions very likely prevail in West Rajasthan.

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