Here’s the weather outlook for India:
Tuesday (December 6)
- Scattered thunderstorms, along with heavy rains at isolated places, may lash Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
- Fog is likely in Uttar Pradesh, Northwestern Punjab, Southeastern Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh early in the morning.
- Hazardous air pollution is expected in NCR and over the Northern plains.
Wednesday (December 7)
- Scattered thunderstorms are forecast over Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
- Heavy rainfall at isolated places may occur over South Coastal Andhra Pradesh, North Coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal. Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning at isolated places may occur over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala and Mahe.
- Fog is possible in Andhra Pradesh during the early morning.
- Poor air quality is likely across the subcontinent, and hazardous air pollution is possible over North India, especially in the NCR region.
5-day nationwide forecast
The low-pressure area over the Southeast Bay of Bengal and the adjoining south Andaman sea now lies as a well-marked low-pressure Area over the Southeast Arabian Sea. The associated cyclonic circulation extends up to mid-tropospheric levels. It is likely to move west northwestwards and concentrate into a depression over the Southeast Bay of Bengal by the evening of December 6.
Thereafter, it is likely to continue to move west-northwestwards, intensify further into a Cyclonic Storm and reach the Southwest Bay of Bengal near north Tamil Nadu-Puducherry and the adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts by the morning of December 8.
Under the influence of the above systems, heavy rainfall is very likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands on December 6.
Meanwhile, enhanced rainfall activity with rainfall at a few places along with isolated heavy falls is expected to commence over North Coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal from midnight of December 7. It is forecast to intensify to heavy to very heavy downpours with extremely heavy rains at isolated places over North Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on December 8. Further, isolated heavy to very heavy rains are on the cards over Tamil Nadu on December 9, followed by isolated heavy rainfall over interior Tamil Nadu on December 10.
Additionally, isolated heavy falls may lash over south Andhra Pradesh from midnight of December 7. The intensity is expected to increase on December 8, with rainfall at most places along with isolated heavy to very heavy rains. While isolated heavy rains are forecast over the region on December 9 and 10.
Finally, a fresh feeble western disturbance is likely to affect the Western Himalayan Region from the night of December 07.
As for the mercury levels, the maximum temperatures will be higher than normal over much of the North East, at least until late December.
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