Weather today (May 8): Heavy rains may affect Andaman
Here is the weather forecast for India:
Monday (May 8)
- Widespread rain and thunderstorms are likely with isolated heavy rainfall over Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
- Fairly widespread rain and thunderstorms may inundate Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu Kashmir, Ladakh, coastal Karnataka, south interior Karnataka and Kerala. Snow may mix at higher elevations in Ladakh.
- Scattered rains and thunderstorms could inundate Assam, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karakanal, interior North Karnataka and Lakshadweep. Hailstorms may hit Uttarakhand.
- Scattered rain with possibility of lightning may occur over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Western Sub-Himalayas, Sikkim, Odisha, Punjab, Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and Telangana.
- Maximum temperatures are likely to exceed 40°C at isolated places in sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, eastern Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, western Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Saurashtra-Kutch and Chhattisgarh.
Tuesday (May 9)
- Widespread rain and thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall are likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
- Fairly widespread rain and thunderstorms are expected over Arunachal Pradesh, coastal Karnataka, south interior Karnataka and Kerala.
- Heavy rain is possible at isolated places in Arunachal Pradesh.
- Scattered rain and thunderstorms are likely in Assam, Meghalaya and Lakshadweep.
- Scattered rain may affect Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Western Sub-Himalayas, Sikkim, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu Kashmir, Ladakh, Konkan Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Rayalaseema, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal. Snow may mix at higher elevations in Ladakh.
- Maximum temperatures are likely to exceed 40°C at isolated places in Himalayan West Bengal, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, eastern Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, western Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Saurashtra, Kutch and Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidarbha. And Chhattisgarh.
5-day forecast nationwide
A new low pressure area is expected to develop over the southeastern Bay of Bengal on Monday and affect the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This system may condense into a Cyclonic storm Around Wednesday (May 10) over the southern Andaman-Nicobar Islands and makes landfall in Myanmar. If the system turns into a hurricane, it will be called a hurricane Hurricane Mocha. However, according to ECMWF forecasts, the system has shifted further westward compared to previous predictions. Accordingly, Odisha coast may also be significantly affected on Saturday and Sunday (May 13-14). However, a large degree of uncertainty remains due to the large variation in its path and strength between models.
Due to the above system, Andaman-Nicobar Islands are expected to receive moderate rains from May 8 to 12, with scattered heavy to very heavy rains and very heavy falls from May 11 to 12. Some areas may also receive it “Very heavy” to “very heavy” rain with gusty winds (≧80 km/h) About Wednesday and Thursday.
Wet southwesterly flows will continue to bring intermittent rain over northeastern India, especially over Arunachal Pradesh, in this forecast period, with Isolated heavy rainfall (≧65 mm/day) Possible on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Moreover, the Western Disturbance is expected to continue affecting the Western Himalayan region until Monday evening. Hailstorms may occur in isolated places in Uttarakhand. Accordingly, fairly widespread rain/snowfall with thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds is very likely over the western Himalayan region on May 8.
The trough associated with the wind break is expected to bring rain accompanied by thunderstorms across southern India during this forecast period. Heavy rainfall (≧65 mm/day) In isolated places in south Karnataka and interior Kerala after Wednesday. Scattered or fairly widespread light to moderate rainfall with thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds may lash parts of Kerala, Mahe, South Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during this period.
Maximum temperatures are expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius at some places in eastern and western India and around Rajasthan during this forecast period.
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