New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rain and thundershowers over large areas of eastern and central India in the next few days. The weather forecast agency has also predicted that cold wave conditions will continue over parts of north-west India from today.
According to the bulletin issued by the IMD on Monday night, dense or very dense fog is very likely to occur at isolated parts of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and North Rajasthan in the next few days. According to the IMD forecast, “Cold wave conditions are very likely at isolated places over Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh during 12-15th and North Rajasthan during 11-13 January 2022.”
According to the weather forecast, there is a possibility of heavy rainfall at isolated places in Odisha on January 11 and January 13. Isolated to widespread light to moderate rain is very likely over Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Sikkim and Odisha during January 10 to 14. Isolated rain is very likely to continue over Uttar Pradesh and East Madhya Pradesh during the next two days and reduce thereafter.
Scattered thunderstorms with lightning or hail are very likely over Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Marathwada, Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal, Sikkim, Telangana and Odisha this week. Scattered rain or snowfall is very likely over the northeastern part of India over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura in the next three days.
IMD said, “Under the influence of the neighborhood cyclonic circulation over southwest Bay of Bengal and lower and mid-tropospheric levels, isolated light rain over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal and Kerala and Mahe during next 4-5 days.” Or it’s raining with thunder.”
Strong weather (wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph) is expected over south central parts of Bay of Bengal and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal. The IMD has advised that fishermen should not venture into this area.
first published:Jan. 11, 2022, 7:56 a.m.