An upper air cyclonic circulation is also likely to form over South Andaman Sea and neighbourhood on April 6.
New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Tuesday predicted heat wave conditions in many parts with severe heat wave conditions in isolated pockets of West Rajasthan in the next five days. It added that heat wave to severe heat wave conditions are also likely in some parts of Uttar Pradesh and East Rajasthan during along with isolated pockets of south Haryana-Delhi for the next five days.
In a statement, the weathermen further predicted, “Heat wave conditions in isolated pockets of Madhya Pradesh, Jammu division and Himachal Pradesh during the next fice days; over Vidarbha during April 5-7; over Gujarat, north Madhya Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar on April 5 and 6.”
In terms of rainfall, under the influence of strong southwesterly winds from the Bay of Bengal to northeastern states at the lower tropospheric levels, the IMD said, “Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall is likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya along with isolated rainfall over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura in the next five days.”
It further said, “Isolated very heavy rainfall is very likely over Meghalaya on April 5. Isolated heavy rainfall also likely over Assam-Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh on April 5 and 6 and over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal-Sikkim during April 5 to 8.”
Isolated thunderstorm or lightning activities are also likely in Assam-Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal-Sikkim during April 5 to 7, the IMD bulletin added.
The IMD also predicted light isolated or scattered rainfall over Kerala-Mahe, Tamil Nadu-Puducherry-Karaikal, coastal and south interior Karnataka during the next five days; over north interior Karnataka and coastal Andhra Pradesh on April 5 and 6.
The bulletin added, “Isolated thunderstorm or lightning activities are also very likely over Tamil Nadu-Puducherry-Karaikal and Karnataka on April 5 and 6 and over Kerala and Mahe during the next 5 days.”
An upper air cyclonic circulation is also likely to form over South Andaman Sea and neighbourhood on April 6. Under its influence, a low pressure area is likely to form over southeast Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 24 hours, the IMD said.