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East, south peninsula to get rain, thunderstorms next week, IMD predicts | India News


NEW DELHI: Indian Meterological Department on Monday predicted wet spell accompanied with thunderstorms and gusty winds along the eastern and southern peninsula till May 10. It further said that the heatwave conditions were “very likely to abate over East India from today and over south Peninsular India from tomorrow onwards.”
The weather department in a press release also predicted fresh heatwave spell likely over Western India covering Gujarat, Rajasthan and west Madhya Pradesh during next 5 days.
The weather department predicted the continuation of heavy rainfall along with thunderstorms and gusty winds over northeastern parts of the country till May 7.
Warning about cyclonic circulation lying over northeast Assam and Bihar, the weather department said that “strong southwesterly winds from Bay of Bengal to Northeast India are very likely to prevail at lower tropospheric levels till May 7, 2024.”
Cyclonic predictions over the southern part of India, according to IMD, would cause rains and thunderstorms in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, Kerala & Mahe, coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Rayalaseema, Telangana during next 5 days; over north & south interior Karnataka on May 7 and 8; over Lakshadweep on May 9, 2024.
The excessive heat that has gripped huge parts of eastern and peninsular India for over a fortnight will gradually recede as light showers and thunderstorms in the next week would lower temperatures, as per the India Meteorological Department forecast.

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