Even though the heat wave continues across the country, warnings of rain and thunderstorms have been issued in many states for the next few days.
The heat wave continues in many states across the country. Temperatures are running above average. But in the meantime, the Meteorological Department has indicated rain in many different states for the next four days. This is like some good news for the people living in these states who are facing the heat.
According to the Meteorological Department, warnings of rain and thunderstorm have been issued in Maharashtra, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh from March 16-19. Apart from this, there is an alert for rain between March 16-19 in the states of Northeast India.
There is a possibility of 16-20 spells of rain over East India. At the same time, a warning of rain, thunderstorm has been issued in Northwest India including the Western Himalayan region during March 17-19.
Talking about the weather of the last 24 hours, the maximum temperature in most parts of the country was recorded between 35-38 degree Celsius, while in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Northeastern states it was 30-34 degree Celsius. Be in the middle Whereas, it remained between 25-29 degree Celsius in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Whereas, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Andaman and Nicobar, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Vidarbha, Telangana , Coastal and South Karnataka and Kerala witnessed rain and thundershower at isolated places.
There is a possibility of rain and thunderstorm in these states
The Meteorological Department has told that during March 16-19, there is a possibility of rain and thunderstorm, lightning in Jammu-Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand during March 16-19. Apart from this, there may be incidents of rain, thunderstorm and lightning in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan during March 17-19.
Apart from this, there is a possibility of rain and hail in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh on March 16-17, Uttarakhand on March 16-19, Haryana and West Uttar Pradesh on March 17. Moreover, these activities are likely to be seen over East Rajasthan during March 17-19.
Talking about the states of western and central India, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh will see moderate rain and strong winds during March 16-19. Apart from this, rain, thunderstorm alert has been issued for Interior Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka between March 16-19.
Talking about East and Northeast India, the Meteorological Department has told that it will rain in West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura between March 16. At the same time, a rain alert has been issued in Bihar-Jharkhand on March 17.
IMD issues warning to farmers
The Meteorological Department has issued a warning regarding rain and thunderstorms in many states. The Meteorological Department has said that due to the weather activities, farmers are advised to harvest mustard, gram and vegetables in North, West and Central India. Immediately store wheat, mustard and pulses in Madhya Pradesh and wheat, pulses and grapes in Maharashtra at a safe place.
In addition, support banana bunches with bamboo stakes or polypropylene stakes and support newly planted vegetables/creeper vegetables. Issuing an alert to the farmers of central Maharashtra, the Meteorological Department has asked them to use skirting bags or aluminum coated paper to protect the bunches of grapes from rain.