Here’s the weather outlook for the next two days.

Friday (July 8)

  • Extremely heavy rains will lash Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and Coastal Karnataka.
  • Very heavy rains are expected over South Interior Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat State.
  • Heavy rains are likely over North Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Telangana, Vidharbha, Chhattisgarh and Marathawada.
  • Heavy showers are forecast over Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.
  • Widespread rainfall with thunderstorms are likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep.
  • Fairly widespread rains with thunderstorms are predicted over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Madhya Pradesh and Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam.
  • Scattered showers with thunderstorms are expected over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Rayalaseema.
  • Isolated rains with thunderstorms are likely over Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

Saturday (July 9)

  • Extremely heavy rains are likely over Uttarakhand, Telangana, Konkan, Goa and Madhya Maharashtra.
  • Very heavy rainfall is expected over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat State and Coastal Karnataka.
  • Heavy showers will lash Interior Karnataka, Kerala, Mahe, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, West Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Vidharbha, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Marathawada and
  • Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.
  • Widespread showers with thunderstorms are likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, West Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep.
  • Fairly widespread rainfall with thunderstorms are possible over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, West Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Rajasthan, East Madhya Pradesh and Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam.
  • Scattered showers with thunderstorms are likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, East Uttar Pradesh and Rayalaseema.
  • Isolated rains with thunderstorms are likely over Bihar and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

Forecast summary for the next five days

3-day rain accumulation from Friday to Sunday (TWC Met Team)

3-day rain accumulation from Friday to Sunday

(TWC Met Team)

The off-shore trough running along the west coast will stall there to produce lasting heavy rain with locally extremely heavy falls along the west coast for several days. The hardest hit will be the Maharashtra coast, with continuous 50 mm/day rainfall and a total rainfall amount of 200-300 mm during this projection period.

A cyclonic circulation over the Odisha coast will linger there till Saturday before moving slowly eastward to reach east Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. Under the influence of this system and associated trough running northwestward, heavy rains with locally extremely heavy showers are likely over Central Highlands and adjoining areas for several days. The total rainfall amount will be 200-250 mm.

Meanwhile, a well-marked low-pressure area and associated cyclonic circulation over south Pakistan will keep producing heavy rain with locally extremely heavy falls across northwest India for several days. The peak period will be this weekend, with daily rainfall of 50-80mm across the Western Himalayan Region.

Southwesterly winds from the Bay of Bengal will produce heavy rain over Northeast India for several days.

As for the mercury levels, the maximum temperatures will be warmer than normal across the northern plains and cooler than normal across North India and south Peninsula India. Minimum temperatures will be near normal across much of India during the period except Sub Himalayan Region and Northeast India, with well to significantly warmer than normal nighttime lows.

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