New Delhi: Parts of Delhi NCR remained sunny throughout the day, leading to a rise in temperature. Snowfall has been recorded in some parts of the hills, giving people cold weather. Rain has also been recorded in some parts of South India. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a rain warning in many areas.
According to the IMD, the pressure is likely to intensify further in the next one day. The Meteorological Department has predicted that in the next 48 hours, it is very likely to move west-northwestwards along the east coast of Sri Lanka and towards north Tamil Nadu coast.
There is a possibility of rain in many areas in the next 2-3 days.
Light to moderate rain and thundershowers occurred at isolated places over most parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during 3-5 March. There is a possibility of extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places on March 4. Light to moderate rain and thundershowers are very likely to occur at most places over south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on March 4 and March 5, the bulletin said.
Strong winds (speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph) over southwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal and Tamil Nadu-south Andhra Pradesh coasts and Gulf of Mannar . Expected on Thursday, the IMD said.
Strong winds will continue during the weekend as well. According to the IMD, on Friday and Saturday, there is a possibility of stormy weather (45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph) over west-central and adjoining southwest Gulf and north Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh coasts.
Wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph is likely over North Tamil Nadu-South Andhra Pradesh coasts on Sunday. The IMD has asked fishermen not to venture into south Bay of Bengal and adjoining equatorial Indian Ocean, Gulf of Mannar and Comorin area till March 5.
first published:March 3, 2022, 6:47 pm