New Delhi : The India Meteorological Department on Wednesday issued a warning that Delhi and its adjoining Noida, Gurguram, Faridabad, and Ghaziabad are likely to witness thunderstorm and lightning on Thursday (April 25).
Himachal Pradesh will also receive rain showers and thundershower activities during this period, while rain in Uttarakhand will be isolated, the weather department predicted.
Rajasthan has been witnessing dry weather from the past few days is also likely to reel under heat wave conditions in the next 24 hours.
Today, the region is expected to witness scattered dust storm and thundershower activities to commence over northwest and west Rajasthan.
Weather experts say that the western disturbance will keep giving weather activities over all the three hilly states until April 25. Thereafter, the weather will move eastward leading to dry conditions once again.
“Similar weather conditions would prevail in the region till April 25. Places like Sri Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, Churu, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Barmer, and Jodhpur might experience dust storm activities followed by light thundershowers or thunderstorms. During this period, there are chances that wind speed might reach 50-60 kmph gusting at 70 kmph,” added Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency.
The coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry may witness moderate to heavy rainfall beginning early next week.
Light to moderate rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Tamil Nadu between Tuesday and Friday, says the weather department.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, Chennai, a low-pressure area is likely to develop over Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal and move towards the coastal region in Tamil Nadu intensifying into a storm.
“A low-pressure area is very likely to develop over Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining South-West Bay of Bengal around 25 April. It is very likely to intensify into a depression by 27 April and move towards Tamil Nadu coast and intensify into a cyclonic storm by 29 April,” said Met department official.
A low pressure area is likely to develop over Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal to the southeast of Sri Lanka around 25th April 2019.
Partly cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers will continue for the whole week in Kerala.