Here’s the weather outlook for the next two days
Thursday (June 30)
- Widespread rains with locally heavy falls and thunderstorms are likely over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Konkan, Malabar coast, Meghalaya, Assam, and the adjoining areas.
- Scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast over Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Lakshadweep.
- Isolated rains and thunderstorms are expected over Ladakh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
- The maximum temperatures are likely to be 40°C or more in western Rajasthan.
Friday (July 1)
- Widespread rains with locally heavy falls and thunderstorms are likely over eastern Rajasthan and adjoining Madhya Pradesh, Konkan and Malabar coast.
- Scattered to fairly widespread showers and thunderstorms are predicted over Northeastern India due to moist flow from the Bay of Bengal.
- Scattered rains and thunderstorms are forecast over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Punjab, Haryana, western Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep.
- Isolated rainfall and thunderstorms are expected over Ladakh.
- The maximum temperatures are likely to be 40°C or more in the western tip of Rajasthan.
Forecast summary for the next five days
The Southwest Monsoon has advanced further, engulfing eastern Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh on June 29.
A west-east trough running from Punjab to the west-central Bay of Bengal will be active until Friday and is expected to ease thereafter. Under its influence, fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rainfall and isolated thunderstorms and lightning with isolated heavy to very heavy falls are likely over Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on June 30 and July 1; Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh from June 30 to July 2. On Thursday, rainfall of over 100 mm is possible locally in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Punjab.
Furthermore, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall with heavy falls is likely over East Rajasthan from June 30 to July 2, and over West Rajasthan from July 1 to 3. Isolated extremely heavy rainfall is likely over East Uttar Pradesh on July 30, 2022
Another trough lying off Konkan and Malabar coast will trigger consistent rainfall and isolated thunderstorms in the region in the coming days. Widespread rainfall, thunderstorms and lightning with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely over Konkan, Goa, Coastal Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe. While scattered to fairly widespread rainfall activity is expected over Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra and Interior Karnataka during the next five days.
Meanwhile, moisture-laden south to southwesterly winds from the Bay of Bengal will produce rainfall over Northeastern India with some intense rains on Thursday, especially over Meghalaya and adjoining areas.
As for the mercury levels, the maximum temperatures are expected to be much cooler than normal across the Punjab plains on Thursday and Friday. Overnight minimums will be much warmer than normal across the Western Himalayan region for the next five days.
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