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Temperatures drop, thunderstorms likely in several parts of India: IMD

In A Spate Of Relief For The People, Temperatures Dipped A Bit After Dust Storm And Rainfall In Delhi/NCR. India Meteorological Department Predicts Thunderstorms In Several Parts Of The Country.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 23 May 2016, 07:46:13 PM
IMD predicts thunderstorms likely in several parts of India

New Delhi:

In a spate of relief for the people, temperatures dipped a bit after dust storm and rainfall in Delhi/NCR. India Meteorological Department predicts thunderstorms in several parts of the country. Also maximum temperatures are likely to fall by 2-3 degrees Celsius over northwest and central India in the next 48 hours. A heatwave warning has already been issued in many parts of the country which still persists for west Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha for the next 48 hours.

“Maximum temperatures are likely to fall by 2-3 degrees Celsius over northwest and adjoining central India during the next 48 hours.

“Thunderstorm is also likely at isolated places over Delhi, Jammu division of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, West Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya,” the IMD said in its forecast.

In the coming days, with the effect of cyclone Roanu receding, states like Andhra Pradesh, Odisha are likely to again come under the spell of heat wave. IMD has also predicted heavy rainfall in Andaman and Nicobar which was hit by southwest Monsoon on May 18.

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First Published : 23 May 2016, 07:41:00 PM