Weather Forecast Today: The IMD has forecast heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places for Friday and Saturday for Mumbai, Palghar, and Thane and a red alert warning for Raigad with extremely heavy rain for Saturday.
Weather Forecast Today: Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, east UP are expected to receive scattered to fairly widespread rain over the next 24 hours.
Weather forecast Today update: The weather in north India will predominantly be sultry, while monsoon rains are likely in other parts of the country.
A cyclonic circulation lies over east Uttar Pradesh and neighbourhood at 0.9 km above mean sea level and a north-south trough runs from northeast Bihar to north coastal Odisha between 2.1 and 3.6 km above mean sea level.
Weather Forecast and Updates: Central India will also experience heavy rain in the next 5 days including isolated showers over Madhya Pradesh and over Chattisgarh today and tomorrow.
Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab have been witnessing moderate to heavy rainfall for the past few days, a possible trigger for the increased movement and breeding of locusts.
Isolated extremely heavy rainfall is likely to occur in Bihar, Kerala, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya over the next 24 hours, IMD said.
Weather Forecast Today update: The IMD announced heavy downpour accompanied with thunderstorms and lightning across Bihar for the next two days. On Thursday, at least 80 people were killed due to lightning strikes across the state.
Weather forecast today: Heavy showers will be recorded over Bihar, parts of West Bengal and Sikkim today and tomorrow and over Assam and Meghalaya during June 26 and 27.
Weather Forecast Today: Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh are likely to receive widespread rain over the next 4-5 days. Plains of northwest India are likely to receive isolated heavy to very heavy rain during June 24-25.
Heavy showers will continue over northeast and adjoining east India as well as the southern peninsula in the next 3 to 4 days.
Weather Forecast Today: Northeast India is likely to receive fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls during the next 5 days and over East and adjoining central India during the next 2-3 days.
Over the next 2 to 3 days, Monsoon will advance into some more parts of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Yesterday, parts of north India experienced heat wave conditions as mercury settled at above normal levels. Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 41.2 degrees Celcius, three notches above normal.
Central India is also likely to experience widespread showers this week, with heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in parts of Chhattisgarh, Bihar and east Madhya Pradesh.
Weather Forecast Today: Meanwhile, the weather department on Wednesday announced that the national capital will experience monsoon from the coming week, almost a week earlier. Monsoon usually hits Delhi by June 29.
Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of the regional forecasting centre of the IMD, said that a cyclonic circulation over West Bengal and the neighbourhood will move towards southwest Uttar Pradesh by June 19 and June 20.
Most parts of the country will experience no significant change in maximum temperatures during the next 3 days.
However, conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into some more parts of east MP and east UP during next 24 hours.
Weather forecast today: During the next 24 hours, the southwest monsoon will further move into some more parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and remaining parts of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar and eastern UP.