IMD predicts widespread rainfall throughout Northwest, Central India until Jan 9

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With the presence of a Western Disturbance and an induced Cyclonic Circulation over the plains of North India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted widespread rainfall over the northwest and Central elements of India together with Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, north Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh until January 9.

“Fairly widespread to moderate rainfall is expected over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, north Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh during January 7-January 9 and decrease significantly thereafter. Scattered to fairly widespread light/moderate rainfall is likely over Madhya Pradesh during January 7-January 11 and Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh during January 9 to January 11,” the IMD stated in its newest bulletin.

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The IMD stated that the “cyclonic circulation that lies over southwest Rajasthan and adjoining south Pakistan at decrease tropospheric ranges and the excessive moisture feeding from Arabian Sea over northwest and adjoining central India in decrease and center tropospheric ranges would be the motive behind the rainfall. Due to this, the rains in these areas would proceed for the following 2-Three days.

“There is high moisture feeding from Arabian Sea over northwest & adjoining central India in lower & middle tropospheric levels and is very likely to continue during next 2-3 days. The confluence of winds from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal at lower tropospheric levels is very likely over central India during next 4-5 days,” the climate physique stated.

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted cloudy skies and light-weight rainfall in New Delhi on Friday. The IMD has additionally forecasted a wet weekend for Delhi, with a western disturbance more likely to convey gentle to reasonable rainfall over the nationwide capital on Saturday. The chance of sunshine rainfall stays on the forecast for Sunday as effectively.

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On Friday, the minimal temperature is more likely to settle at 13 levels Celsius, and the utmost could possibly be 19 levels Celsius. Over the previous 24 hours, the minimal temperature recorded was 13.5 levels Celsius, six levels above the traditional for this time of the 12 months. The most temperature over the previous 24 hours was 21.1 levels Celsius, two levels above the traditional.

Madhya Pradesh

Parts of Madhya Pradesh skilled unseasonal rains with thunderstorms together with lightning and hail forecast within the western area of the state on Friday. The Nagpur-based Regional Meteorological Centre issued an ‘orange alert’ warning thunderstorms with lightnings in elements of western Madhya Pradesh.

“Such weather is likely to prevail over large parts of the state for the next two days as an induced cyclonic circulation was lying over southeast Rajasthan on the MP border,” GK Mishra, a senior meteorologist with the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Bhopal workplace, informed PTI.

Khajuraho, a vacationer city in Chhatarpur district, acquired 40 mm rainfall within the final 24 hours ended at 8.30 am on Friday, the climate workplace stated.


Overcast situations are more likely to prevail over Pune metropolis on Friday. The most temperature is anticipated to be round 29 diploma Celsius. The minimal temperatures recorded on Friday have been 14.6 diploma Celsius at Shivajinagar, 15.2 diploma Celsius at Pashan, and 15.four diploma Celsius at Lohegaon. The air high quality index could be round 149, which is within the ‘moderate’ zone.

Maharashtra and Gujarat

On Friday, the the climate division stated that rainfall occurred at remoted locations over north Madhya Maharashtra and Gujarat. In the remainder of the area, the climate remained dry. 12.5 diploma celsius was recorded at Ahmednagar and was the bottom minimal temperature over the area.

The IMD has additionally predicted gentle to reasonable rain or thundershowers at remoted locations within the districts of north Madhya Maharashtra. Light rain or thundershowers are very more likely to happen at remoted locations within the districts of north Konkan. South Konkan-Goa, south Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada will expertise cloudy climate situations, it stated.

Jammu and Kashmir

Weather situations in Kashmir continued to enhance whilst minimal temperature in most locations of they valley stayed near the freezing level. Srinagar recorded a minimal temperature of two.6 levels Celsius, up from 0.Three levels Celsius on the intervening evening of Wednesday and Thursday, officers informed PTI.

Gulmarg, the well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 5.5 levels Celsius in comparison with the earlier evening’s 3.5 levels Celsius.

The officers stated Pahalgam, which serves as the bottom camp for the annual Amarnath Yatra, recorded a low of minus 0.four levels Celsius, barely up from minus 0.Eight levels Celsius the earlier evening.


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