Here is the weather forecast for the next two days.
Tuesday (July 19)
- Widespread rains accompanied by thunderstorms are likely over Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh.
- Isolated heavy rains are possible in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and eastern Assam.
- Fairly widespread rains with thunderstorms are forecast over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Goa and Maharashtra.
- Scattered rains with thunderstorms are expected over Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep.
- Isolated rains are possible over Ladakh, Jharkhand, West Ganga-Bengal, Odisha, Telangana, Arunachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Wednesday (July 20)
- Widespread rains and thunderstorms are likely over Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and along the northern plains.
- Fairly widespread rains with thunderstorms are possible over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and the Konkan coast.
- Scattered rains with thunderstorms are expected over eastern India, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
- Isolated rains were forecast over Ladakh, Telangana, Arunachal Pradesh and Lakshadweep.
Summary of forecasts for the next five days
An area of low pressure currently lies over the central parts of Madhya Pradesh and its environs along with its associated cyclonic circulation. The monsoon trough has moved slightly northward and is most likely to continue to move further north towards its normal position over the next couple of days. In addition, a cyclonic circulation extends over the northwest and adjoins the central western Arabian Sea. The following weather events will be the result of a combination of these weather factors.
Fairly widespread or widespread light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning is very likely over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh from Tuesday to Friday. In addition, isolated to scattered very heavy rain is also possible over Uttarakhand on Wednesday.
Isolated very heavy rains are expected over eastern Rajasthan on Tuesday and over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, widespread light to moderate rainfall with heavy falls is forecast over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura over the next five days. Very heavy isolated falls could also be likely over sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya on Tuesday.
In addition to this, fairly widespread or widespread light to moderate rain accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning is very likely over Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, Madhya Pradesh, Konkan, Goa, Kerala, Mahé, coastal Karnataka and the Lakshadweep over the next five days. Isolated heavy rain is also possible over Konkan and Goa on Tuesday, coastal Karnataka and eastern Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday and Wednesday, western Madhya Pradesh on Thursday and Friday, Vidarbha from Wednesday to Friday and Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Mahé from Tuesday to Friday.
Isolated very heavy rains are forecast for Vidarbha on Tuesday, western Madhya Pradesh from Tuesday to Wednesday and eastern Madhya Pradesh on Thursday and Friday.
Scattered to fairly widespread rainfall is expected over Odisha, Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Karaikal, interior Karnataka, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and Telangana over the next five days.
Finally, isolated heavy rains are very likely over Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra and southern interior Karnataka on Tuesday, Tamil Nadu from Tuesday to Wednesday and over Telangana on Friday.
As a result, Indian Meteorological Department has put East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh on a list. amber alert (meaning “to be ready”) for Tuesday.
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