Winds up to 70 kmph, thunderstorms likely to lash north, east India Tuesday: Met Department

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India May 07, 2018, 09.23 PM(IST)

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Thunderstorms accompanied by squalls and hail are likely to lash large parts of northern and eastern India besides isolated places in the south tomorrow with winds gusting up to 50-70 kilometers per hour, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The IMD said thunderstorms accompanied by squalls and hail, was very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand tomorrow.

Thunderstorms, accompanied by squalls, are also very likely at isolated places over Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, western Uttar Pradesh and sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.

Thunderstorms, accompanied by gusty winds, are very likely at isolated places over Punjab, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, Bihar, western Madhya Pradesh, east Uttar Pradesh and east Rajasthan, coastal and south Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Heavy rains were very likely at isolated places over Tamil Nadu, south interior Karnataka and Kerala.

Today, thunderstorms, accompanied by squalls with wind speeds reaching 50-70 kmph and hail, are very likely at isolated places over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, a home ministry spokesperson said quoting the IMD advisory.

Thunderstorms accompanied by squalls ar very likely at isolated places over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya, Gangetic West Bengal, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

Thunderstorms, accompanied by gusty winds, is very likely at isolated places over western Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Telangana, north interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Thunderstorms, accompanied by dust storms, are very likely at isolated places over Rajasthan. Dust storms are very likely at isolated places over northwest Madhya Pradesh.

Heavy rains were also very likely at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

Thunderstorms with light rain and strong winds would also occur in Delhi-NCR, Hissar, Jind, Rohtak, Bhiwani and Narnaul today, the IMD advisory said.

Heat wave conditions were likely at one or two pockets over Vidarbha and West Madhya Pradesh today.