New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted severe thunderstorms and lighting in
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh over the next 24 hours.
“Moderate to severe thunderstorms accompanied with frequent cloud to ground lightning very likely over Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh during next 24 hours, ” the IMD said today.
“This may cause injuries leading to casualties to people and animals staying outdoors,” it added.
“Due to strengthening of Southwest Monsoon over Arabian Sea and likely formation of a Low-Pressure Area over Westcentral & adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal around 11th July, ” it said.
Enhanced rainfall activity very likely along the west & east coasts likely to continue during next 5 days.
Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Maharashtra & Goa, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Karnataka and Kerala & Mahe during 8 to 12 July.
“Scattered to widespread rainfall very likely over Northwest India from 9th July onwards and isolated heavy rainfall also very likely over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan & Muzaffarabad & Punjab on 11th & 12th; Uttarakhand & West Uttar Pradesh during 08th-12th,” the IMD said.
Scattered to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls very likely over Central India (Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and Odisha) during next 5 days and isolated very heavy rainfall also very likely over Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh on July 8 and July 9.
West Madhya Pradesh on 10th & 11th and East Madhya Pradesh on 09th July 2021, it said.
The moist easterly winds in the lower level from the Bay of Bengal have started to establish over eastern India.
It is likely to spread into northwest India covering Punjab and north Haryana by 10th July. Accordingly, the southwest monsoon likely to advance over the remaining parts of
West Uttar Pradesh, some more parts of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan and Delhi around 10th July.
A low-pressure area is likely to form over west-central & adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts around 11th July, the IMD said.