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

Saturday (May 28)

  • Widespread rains and thunderstorms are likely over Kerala and Lakshadweep. Fairly widespread rain and thunderstorm are forecast over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  • Scattered showers/snow and thunderstorms are predicted over Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Himachal Pradesh. Scattered rain and thunderstorms are likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and coastal Karnataka.
  • Isolated rain/snow is likely over Uttarakhand. Isolated rains are expected over Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and interior Karnataka.
  • Duststorms are forecast in isolated parts of West Rajasthan.
  • Maximum temperatures are expected to stand at 45°C or more in western Rajasthan.

Sunday (May 29)

  • Widespread rainfall and thunderstorms are likely over Kerala and Lakshadweep. Fairly widespread rains and thunderstorms are forecast over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  • Scattered rain/snow and thunderstorms are expected over Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Himachal Pradesh. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and coastal Karnataka.
  • Isolated rain/snow is likely over Uttarakhand. Isolated rain is possible over Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and interior Karnataka.
  • Maximum temperatures may stand at 45°C or more in western Rajasthan.

Forecast summary for the next five days:

Five day rainfall accumulation from Saturday to Thursday. (TWC Met Team)

Five day rainfall accumulation from Saturday to Thursday.

(TWC Met Team)

The Northern Limit of the Southwest Monsoon presently runs from the South Arabian Sea, off Cape Comorin, central Sri Lanka, southwest and the southeast Bay of Bengal and the north of Andaman Island. A further advance is likely into Kerala as well as some more parts of the Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep in a couple of days.

Under the influence of east-west trough from northwest Rajasthan to south Bihar and southwesterly winds from Bay of Bengal to northeast India, scattered to fairly widespread light to moderate rains will drench Northeast India until Monday. Isolated to scattered rainfall with thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds over Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal and Sikkim during the next five days.

Onshore winds will trigger intermittent showers and a chance of thunderstorms across Kerala and the adjoining areas for the next five days.

Meanwhile, a Western Disturbance will affect the Western Himalayan region with isolated to scattered precipitation for the next five days.

As for the mercury levels, a maximum temperature of 40°C or more is expected to continue in Rajasthan and the adjoining areas, especially in the west, temperatures may reach 45°C. On the other hand, daytime temperatures will be cooler than normal across the Gangetic plain for the next five days. Overnight minimums will be 2 to 8°C warmer than normal across Northwestern India on Saturday night and Sunday night.

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