On Thursday, the Indian meteorological department predicted thunderstorms in Delhi and parts of Uttar Pradesh, with light to moderate rainfall. The IMD reported that “thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain" are likely in Northeast and East Delhi, Noida, Indrapuram, Pilkhua, Chapraula, Dadri, Khurja, Khair, Jattari (Uttar Pradesh) and nearby districts.
The Met Department predicts heavy rain in Saharanpur, Yanunanagar (Uttarakhand), Hastinapur, Chandpur, Amroha, Kasganj, Sikander Rao, Najibabad, Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), and surrounding places.
Present met. conditions & model forecasts indicate that large scale features & prevailing wind patterns are not likely to be favorable during the forecast period for further advance of SW monsoon into remaining parts of Raj, West UP, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi and Punjab.— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) June 24, 2021
The Southwest Monsoon has yet to arrive in Delhi and the capital region.
In Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Karnal, Nadbai, Bharatpur, Mehandipur, and Bayana, thunderstorms with light to moderate rainfall are expected, the weather body said.
A cyclonic circulation exists across Jharkhand and its surrounding areas. Central India is likely to get widespread rainfall as a result of its influence.
Over most of Central India, heavy rain, thunderstorms, and lightning are highly likely, the Met Department said, adding that in the next 24 hours, severe thunderstorms and lightning are extremely likely to hit Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, north Haryana, and Chandigarh.
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Rain and thunderstorms are also anticipated in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
Raigad, Thane, Ratnagiri, Sindudurg, Solapur, Nasik, Dhule, Nandurbar, Pune, Satara, Jalgaon, Beed, Osmanabad, Latur, and Aurangabad are all expected to see moderate to heavy rain today.
The Southwest Monsoon’s northern boundary is still passing through Barmer, Bhilwara, Dholpur, Aligarh, Meerut, Ambala, and Amritsar, the weather body said, adding that the current weather circumstances indicate that the prevailing wind patterns are unlikely to allow the Monsoon to advance farther into Rajasthan, West UP, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Punjab.
Light to moderate rainfall occurred across Odisha on Thursday, as the MeT Department forecast heavy downpour in many parts of the state on the next day. Bhubaneswar received 7.6 mm rain in the last 24 hours till 8.30 am, while there was 4.6 mm of rain in Puri district during the period, the weatherman said.
Nayagarh received 75 mm of rain between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Thursday, while Angul received 26 mm and Cuttack 7 mm, the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre said. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at some places in Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Dhenkanal, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts, it said.
Heavy downpour is also likely in Puri, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Khurda, Ganjam and Kandhamal districts, the weatherman said. Light to moderate rain will occur in many parts of the state, it said.
Thunderstorms may occur in several districts including Nayagarh, Gajapati, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and Sundargarh, the MeT Department said. Sonepur recorded the highest maximum temperature at 32.4 degrees Celsius, while Phulbani registered the lowest at 18.5 degrees Celsius.