Wet spell in parts of northwest India over next few days: IMD

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New Delhi (NVI): The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) today said that various parts of northwest India will receive wet spell along with thunderstorm on March 6 and 7 under the influence of fresh western disturbance.

According to IMD’s weather bulletin, the areas in the western Himalayan region like Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Ladakh, among others will see fairly widespread to widespread rainfall or snowfall.

“A fresh Western Disturbance is very likely to affect Western Himalayan region from the night of March 5 and adjoining plains of Northwest India from the night of March 6,” it said.

Under its influence, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall or snowfall very likely over Western Himalayan region during March 6 and 7.

The Met department informed that isolated heavy rainfall or snowfall very likely over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan & Muzaffarabad on 6 & 7 and over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on March 7.

Similarly, the IMD said that thunderstorm along with hail and lightning was expected at certain places in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Ladakh, Jammu, and Kashmir on March 6 and 7.

“Regions like Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, west Uttar Pradesh, and the capital city of Delhi were likely to witness light rain and drizzle along with lightning on March 7,” it added.

IMD further predicted that scattered to fairly widespread rainfall very likely over Arunachal Pradesh and isolated to scattered rainfall over Assam & Meghalaya during March 4-8 along with isolated thunderstorm/lightning likely over the region during the same period.

Apart from that, the Met department has forecast that the maximum temperature over most areas of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, and west Uttar Pradesh to remain in the range of 28-33 degrees Celsius during this week.