Delhi experienced overnight rainfall and strong winds on May 24. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts gloomy skies with a minor chance of precipitation and thunder in the week. "The heat will return once the impact of this Western Disturbance is over," stated a senior IMD scientist. After more than two months, Delhi experienced moderate to heavy rains on May 23.
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted a heatwave in West Rajasthan for the next five days. An extratropical weather system moving in from northern Pakistan caused rain-bearing clouds to develop, bringing rainfall to areas of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh. On May 24, the IMD forecasted thunderstorms with hail in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, as well as gusty winds in North-Western India.
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Delhi people got relief from scorching heat due to heavy rainfall and thunderstorm. On May 23, the IMD said, "Today, just from 5:40 am till 7 am, the temperature fell by 11 degrees Celsius, from 29 degrees Celsius to 18 degrees Celsius". The rain will continue for the next few hours, bringing chaos to the national capital with issues like uprooted trees, traffic and cancellation of flights.
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Thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain were forecasted by India Meteorological Department (IMD) for the Delhi-NCR region, as well as surrounding regions in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. On May 20, parts of Delhi saw light rain and strong breezes, which persisted for a second day on May 21. IMD stated, "Wet spell over Northwest and East India during May 21 to 24 with peak intensity on May 23."
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Rain is expected in various regions of Northwest India between May 22 and 24, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD). IMD predicts widespread light rain with thunder, lightning, thunderstorms, and hailstorm in isolated regions over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. According to IMD, precipitation in Northeast India will considerably decrease from May 22. Rainfall is expected across the southern states in the… read-more
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An Orange Alert has been issued to both rural and urban districts of Bangalore, on May 18. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in the city for the next four to five days. Furthermore India's South interior places will reportedly receive thunder and storms, which include Bangalore, Chikmagalur, Wayanad, Kovalam and many other cities. The situation is caused due to cyclonic circulation over Kerala and… read-more
Indian Metrological Department (IMD) announced orange alert in six districts of Kerala on May 15. IMD has issued a heavy rain warning in Kerala for the next five days due to strong westerly winds in the Arabian Sea. The state has made the appropriate preparations in all areas. The disaster management agency has encouraged citizens to avoid traveling to mountainous places, and travelers should stay where they are.
Delhi was hit by a heatwave on May 13, with temperatures reaching 46 degrees Celsius (°C). The India Meteorological Department issued an "orange" alert, indicating the possibility of a severe heatwave on May 14. The maximum temperature in Delhi might reach 45°C to 47°C. Meteorologists predict some reprieve over the weekend, with a new western disturbance likely to drop the temperature to approximately 41°C starting May 16.
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the IMD issued a heatwave alert for Delhi, as the temperature is to rise with a maximum temperature to be over 40-degree mark. On May 11, the national capital witnessed 40 degrees Celsius with moist and humid weather. While the maximum temperature is over 40 degrees and the minimum temperature settled at 28 degrees Celsius. As per IMD, a fresh heatwave spell is likely to start on May 13.
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Cyclone Asani moved Northwestwards with 6 kmph speed and lay centered over west-central Bay of Bengal by May 10 evening. According to the IMD, the weather system is very likely to recurve slowly north-northeastwards, and move along Yanam, Kakinda, and Vishakhapatanam coasts. It is going to weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm by May 11 morning, and into a depression by May 12.