Heavy rainfall likely in Tripura, neighborhood – aabtak24


Agartala, May 22, 2023, TRIPURATIMES Desk

Agartala May 22: India Meteorological Department has forecast likelihood of heavy rainfall at isolated places over Tripura, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram on May 24-25.

As per the IMD bulletin, there is a possibility of heavy rainfall at isolated places in Assam and Meghalaya from May 22 to 25.

The IMD said conditions are favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into some more parts of south Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea and Andaman & Nicobar Islands during next 2-3 days.

The Met office also issued a heat wave warning for Delhi and adjoining areas after maximum temperatures in several parts of the capital were recorded above 45 degrees Celsius.

According to the IMD, temperature in South West Delhi’s Najafgarh touched 46 degrees Celsius yesterday, the season’s highest maximum temperature.

Four stations in Delhi reported a maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius or slightly higher yesterday, the weather office added. Other parts of the national capital also witnessed very high temperatures.

The IMD also predicted that a fresh western disturbance will affect Delhi and other parts of northwest India from tomorrow.

Under the influence of a fresh western disturbance, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall is likely with thunderstorm, lightning, gusty winds over Western Himalayan Region. Isolated to scattered rainfall over plains of northwest India is also likely mainly from tomorrow to Thursday and decrease thereafter.

The India Meteorological Department issued a warning of heatwave and predicted the maximum temperatures are likely to rise by 2-3°C over Northwest India.

In its latest bulletin, the IMD said heatwave conditions in isolated pockets are very likely over south Haryana, southern parts of Uttar Pradesh, west Rajasthan, east Madhya Pradesh, Gangetic belt of West Bengal and over Jharkhand.

Meanwhile, the national Capital recorded its highest temperature of the season, with the mercury soaring to as high as 46.3-degree celsius. The Weather agency also forecast a fresh Western Disturbance over northwest India from May 23.

It said due to this, plains of northwest India and the Western Himalayan Region will get widespread rainfall along with thunderstorms from May 23-25.

The IMD also predicted Heavy rainfall at isolated places over Jammu and Kashmir Himachal Pradesh tomorrow. 

Heat wave alert has been issued by metrological department for as far as 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh today. As hot weather conditions intensified, the southern parts of state are in the grip of a heat wave, while the rest of the state experienced above normal temperature. In Bundelkhand region, the temperature crossed 45 degree in many districts. 


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