Weather Today (May 2): Heavy Rain to Lash Northeast India; West Rajasthan and Interior India in for Heatwaves | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Here is the latest weather outlook for India for the next two days:

Monday (May 2)

  • Heavy rain is expected over parts of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim.
  • Widespread rain with thunderstorms are likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Sub-
  • Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim.
  • Fairly widespread rain with thunderstorms are likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Gangetic West Bengal.
  • Scattered rain with thunderstorms are likely over Bihar, South Interior Karnataka, Kerala & Mahe and Lakshadweep.
  • Isolated rain or snow is likely over Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh.
  • Isolated rain with thunderstorms are likely over Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, Coastal Karnataka and North Karnataka Interior.
  • Maximum temperatures are likely to be above 40C in some places of Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya
  • Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
  • Heatwave conditions in isolated pockets are very likely over West Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Vidharbha.

Tuesday (May 3)

  • Heavy rain is expected over parts of Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.
  • Widespread rain with thunderstorms are likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim.
  • Fairly widespread rain or snow with thunderstorms are likely over Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
  • Fairly widespread rain with thunderstorms are likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Gangetic West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Kerala & Mahe.
  • Scattered rain with thunderstorms are likely over Jharkhand, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal and Lakshadweep.
  • Isolated rain with thunderstorms are likely over Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, East Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
  • Maximum temperatures are likely to be above 40C in some places of Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
  • Heatwave conditions in isolated pockets are very likely over Vidharbha.

Forecast summary for the next five days:

(TWC India Edit Team)

Under the influence of strong and moist southwesterly from the Bay of Bengal, widespread rains and thunderstorms are likely to persuade North-Eastern India in this period. Heaviest rainfall will be witnessed on Monday and Tuesday across Northeast India, with a total rainfall amounting to 50-80 mm or 100 mm locally.

A fresh Western Disturbance will produce light to moderate rain or snow with thunderstorms across the Western Himalayan Region from Tuesday to Thursday.

Onshore southeast of the Arabian Sea will continue producing light to moderate showers with thunderstorms across India’s southern Peninsula in this period.

A cyclonic circulation is expected to beset the South Andaman Sea, which may intensify on Thursday to produce a daily rainfall of around 50 mm. Under the influence of this cyclonic circulation, a low-pressure area is likely to form over the region around Friday.

As for mercury levels, the maximum temperatures will be normal across most of India during this week, except for Northern India, where the readings will be on at the beginning and end of the week. Meanwhile, significantly above average highs will continue over the Western Himalayan Region. Overnight temperatures will be slightly above or near normal across India, except for North India, which may experience significantly above average nighttime temperatures persisting through the week.

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