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Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: Rain hits election campaign in Ludhiana; heatwave to continue in Vidarbha

Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: Heavy rainfall along with squall is expected in the northeastern region of India including parts of Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura.

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AAP candidate Tej Pal Singh Gill along with deputy leader of opposition Sarabjit Manuke campaigns during rain in Ludhiana. (Express Photo: Gurmeet Singh)

Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: Isolated places in North India are likely to experience thunderstorm and lightning on Friday, the India Meteorological  Department predicted. According to the forecast, Delhi will see a generally cloudy sky and light rains accompanied with gusty winds. Similar weather conditions will prevail over other places in North India including Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and West Uttar Pradesh and isolated parts in states like Karnataka, Kerala, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, and Sikkim.

Heavy rainfall along with squall is expected in the northeastern region of India including parts of Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura. However, heat-wave conditions likely in isolated pockets over Vidarbha during next four-five days and over Telangana during the next two days. Also, there is no relief from the heat in Chhattisgarh during till May 21, predicted IMD.

According to the IMD, the maximum temperature in Delhi will remain around 36 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature will be recorded around 24 degrees Celsius.

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According to IMD forecast, Delhi will see a generally cloudy sky and light rains accompanied with gusty winds. Track Weather HIGHLIGHTS

Rain lashes in parts of Delhi NCR

Watch: Showers lash in parts of Rajkot

Thundershower in Rajkot

Thunder-shower in Jasdan taluka of Rajkot. (Express photo)

Shimla gets rain, hailstorm

Hailstorm hits Shimla

Rain lashes in parts of Delhi

Light showers bring respite in Delhi

Delhi experienced light showers today bringing relief from the sultry heat. According to the Met department, parts of north and central Delhi received showers. The day's minimum temperature was recorded at 24.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average while the humidity was recorded at 74 per cent.

Light to moderate and thundershower with hail storm likely in parts of Himachal Pradesh

Light to moderate and thundershower with hail storm likely in parts of Himachal Pradesh. 

Election campaign in Ludhiana hit by rains

Election campaign in Ludhiana hit by rains.

Weathermen predicts thunderstorms over the next two evenings in Bangalore

In Bangalore, while the weatherman has predicted thunderstorms over the next two evenings as well, rain/thundershowers are likely to make an appearance in most parts of the city. Temperature is expected to range between 22 and 33-degree Celsius respectively.

Skymet predicts rain and thundershower at isolated places in Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana

Skymet predicts rain and thundershower at isolated places in Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana.

Rain intensity may pick up over South Tamil Nadu and Kerala during last week of May

Pre-monsoon activities are expected to continue throughout the month of May until the onset of Monsoon. Rain intensity may pick up over South TamilNadu and Kerala during the last week of May.

Cyclonic circulation over southwest Rajasthan and  neighbourhood persists: IMD

The cyclonic circulation over southwest Rajasthan and  neighbourhood persists and now seen at 1.5 km above mean sea level, says Met Department in its latest bulletin

Minimum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 24.6 degrees Celsius

The minimum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 24.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average. Humidity was recorded at 74 per cent.

According to the weathermen, conditions are becoming favourable for advance of southwest monsoon over the southern part of Andaman Sea, Nicobar Islands and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal during Saturday and Sunday. The western disturbance as a cyclonic circulation over north Pakistan and adjoining Jammu and Kashmir extending upto 5.8 km above mean sea level persists.

According to IMD, This western disturbance may cause widespread rainfall over the Western Himalayan region and isolated to scattered rain or thundershower over adjoining plains during next two-three days. On Thursday, the maximum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 36.7 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature settled at 23.4 degrees