A relief from heat?; Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in next 24 hours

The India Meteorological Department on Saturday, June 12 predicated the weather forecast for the next 24 hours across the country. It says that the nation could expect widespread rainfall along with heavy to very heavy falls likely at few places with extremely heavy rain at isolated places over Konkan & Goa (including Mumbai) during next two days. These three regions have been marked as ‘Red Zone’.

According to IMD, certain parts of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Meghalaya and Andhra Pradesh will receive moderate to heavy showers.

The monsoon is now being spearheaded by a low-pressure area that drifted across the South Odisha coast and moved inland but which has weakened into a cyclonic circulation. One prognosis was that the circulation would travel West across Central India to the Konkan coast and step out into the Arabian Sea.

As per Indian Express reports, the weather department states that the low-pressure system would travel west-northwestwards over the next few days, making Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, and parts of Uttarakhand witness lightning and thunderstorms.

As per Indian Express reports, the weather department states that the low-pressure system would travel west-northwestwards over the next few days, making Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, and parts of Uttarakhand witness lightning and thunderstorms.

IMD predicts that parts of Maharashtra will receive heavy rainfall on 14 June leading to a decrease of at least 3 degree Celsius.

In the next 24 hours, Scattered heavy to very heavy with isolated extremely heavy rainfall is predicted over Vidarbha and isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall over Coastal Karnataka, Madhya Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Assam, and Meghalaya.

Fishermen have been advised to not venture into the sea as gales reaching 50-60 kmph are likely along the coasts of Karnataka and Maharashtra.

Places like Rajasthan may still be under a dry spell with the possibility of heat waves from June 13 to 16.

According to Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director-General , what distinguishes this season from previous years is the near-total absence of the typically blistering heat waves. Below normal temperatures have surprised the IMD on the upside this year, though these were just playing out as per forecasts.

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