New Delhi (NVI): The plains of northwest India are likely to experience dry weather conditions starting from today, the Indian Metrological Department (IMD) said.
According to IMD’s weather bulletin, “Dry weather will prevail over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, from today, the 24th March onwards.”
While clear weather conditions are very likely over Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh from March 25, it added.
The Met department said these conditions will prevail under the influence of a western disturbance as a cyclonic circulation lies over Afghanistan and an induced cyclonic circulation lies over northwest Rajasthan & neighbourhood.
“Moisture incursion from north Arabian Sea over northwest India at lower & middle tropospheric levels has reduced and the main weather activity over Northwest India will reduce spatially and intensity wise,” the weather agency said.
Meanwhile, the western Himalayan region including Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan & Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are likely to receive isolated to scattered rainfall or snowfall with thunderstorm & lightning today, IMD’s bulletin said.
The east Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, interior Maharashtra and Telangana
will also witness isolated to scattered rainfall with thunderstorm, lightning and gusty winds today.
On the other hand, no heat wave conditions very likely over the country during next 4 to 5 days.
Apart from that, maximum temperatures are likely to go up over Delhi and other parts of northwest India from March 26 and likely to be around 37 to 38 degrees Celsius by end of the month.
The maximum temperature was around 32 degrees Celsius in the national capital today and minimum temperature settled at 16 degrees Celsius, as per the IMD’s regional centre.