IMD Forecasts Heavy Rainfall in Several States as Monsoon Advances

Weather Update: Pune City Likely To Get Light Spell Of Rain Till June 17 

Weather Update: Pune City Likely To Get Light Spell Of Rain Till June 17 

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The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an alert for heavy rainfall across multiple states over the next five days due to advancing monsoon conditions and multiple cyclonic circulations.

Northeastern States and Sub-Himalayan Regions: A cyclonic circulation over northeast Assam, coupled with strong southwesterly and southerly winds from the Bay of Bengal, is set to influence the weather in the northeastern states. The IMD predicts fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds (30-40 kmph) in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim over the next five days.

Isolated heavy rainfall is specifically forecast for Assam, Meghalaya, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim from June 6 to 10, for Arunachal Pradesh from June 8 to 10, and for Nagaland on June 10.

Western and Southern India: The IMD expects similar weather patterns in Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Saurashtra & Kutch, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Rayalaseema, Telangana, and Karnataka over the next five days. Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, and Kerala & Mahe will also see widespread light to moderate rainfall with thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds (40-50 kmph) from June 6 to 8.

Heavy rainfall is likely in Konkan & Goa and Madhya Maharashtra from June 6 to 10, in Marathwada from June 6 to 8, in Interior Karnataka and Kerala & Mahe from June 6 to 9, in Coastal Karnataka on June 8, 9, and 10, in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal on June 6 and 7, in Coastal Andhra Pradesh on June 6, 9, and 10, in Telangana on June 6 and 10, and in Rayalaseema on June 6 and 7. Very heavy rainfall is anticipated in Konkan & Goa from June 8 to 10, and in Madhya Maharashtra and Coastal Karnataka on June 9 and 10.

Central and Eastern India: A cyclonic circulation over northwest Madhya Pradesh, linked to a trough extending to West Bengal, will bring isolated to scattered light to moderate rainfall with thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds (30-40 kmph) to Bihar, Jharkhand, and Gangetic West Bengal over the next two to three days. Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, and Chhattisgarh will experience these conditions for the next four to five days.

Isolated hailstorms and squally winds (50-60 kmph) are likely over West Madhya Pradesh from June 6 to 8. Strong winds (25-35 kmph) are forecast for the Andaman & Nicobar Islands over the next five days, with heavy rainfall at isolated places expected in Odisha from June 6 to 8 and in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands on June 9 and 10.

Northwestern Plains: A Western Disturbance characterized by a cyclonic circulation over north Pakistan and a trough in the middle tropospheric westerlies is impacting the northwest plains. The IMD predicts scattered to fairly widespread light rainfall with thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds (40-50 kmph) in Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand on June 6 and 7.

Isolated hailstorms are likely in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on June 6. Scattered light rainfall with thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds (40-50 kmph) is expected in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan on June 6 and 7. Dust storms are anticipated in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh on June 6, and in Rajasthan on June 6 and 7. An isolated hailstorm is very likely over West Rajasthan on June 7.

The IMD advises residents and authorities in the affected regions to take necessary precautions in response to these weather forecasts.