Weather Today: Light to moderate rain was observed at isloated areas in Uttar Pradesh while heavy showers lashed isolated parts of the state in the last 24 hours, the Met office said on Thursday. According to the Meteorological department, more rain is likely in the state on Friday.
“Rain/thundershower is very likely at most places in eastern and western UP. Moderate rain accompanied by lighting is very likely in other parts of the state on Friday,” the official was quoted as saying by PTI.
The Indian Meteorological Department Thursday predicted heavy rainfall at various places in West Bengal, Sikkim, and parts of northeast India. Thunderstorm with lightning has also been predicted at isolated places over East Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Light to moderate rains over the next two days are also likely in Delhi.
The Meteorological Centre in Shimla issued a landslide warning for some parts of Himachal Pradesh following rains in most parts of the state. There is a possibility of landslides in Shimla, Solan and adjoining areas, MeT Centre Director Manmohan Singh said. The MeT Centre has predicted rains in the state till July 13.
Strong wind is also likely over Southwest and Westcentral Arabian Sea and along the coast in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Fishermen have been advised to stay away from the sea.
Maximum temperatures are very likely to fall by 2 to 4-degree Celsius over plains of northwest India during the next 48 hours. No significant change in temperatures very likely over most parts of the country during the next 3-4 days.
Large swathes of north India received light to moderate rainfall on Wednesday, with the weather department issuing a landslide warning for parts of Himachal Pradesh, while Mumbaikars woke up to a sunny morning after almost a week of rains. In the national capital, sporadic rains and cloudy weather kept the mercury in check.
Parts of Rajasthan receive light to moderate rainfall
Light to moderate rainfall was recorded in several parts of Rajasthan in the last 24 hours, the Meteorological Department said on Thursday. Heavy rains lashed Alwar and Nagaur in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning.
Mandawar in Alwar received 86 mm rainfall and Jayal in Nagaur 74 mm in this period, it said. The weatherman has forecast rainfall in eastern parts of the state in the next 24 hours.
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