The effects of the Western Disturbance are now being felt, with light to heavy rains in many parts of North India and renewed snowfall in higher regions. This has led to a drop in temperature and increased cold conditions.
Heavy rain in many states
In Delhi-NCR, light rain has been ongoing since last night, with some areas experiencing heavy showers. This has led to an improvement in smog and air quality, and the onset of winter.
The Meteorological Department predicts light to moderate rain in all areas of Uttarakhand today, November 10, with snowfall in the mountainous areas. Rainfall can range from 0.1 mm to 15.5 mm.
Heavy rains and snowfall are expected in many parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, and Himachal Pradesh. Rainfall in these states can range from 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm.
Light rain is also expected in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Western Uttar Pradesh, and North Rajasthan, with rainfall ranging from 0.1 mm to 15.5 mm.
Moderate to Heavy rainfall
According to the Meteorological Department’s forecast, a low-pressure area has formed over the East Central Arabian Sea. Strong easterly and north-easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal dominate the south-east peninsula of India, and a cyclonic circulation lies at low levels over Comorin areas.
In light of these weather activities, light to moderate rainfall is predicted in many areas of the south-east peninsula of India, with heavy rainfall in some parts. Light to moderate rain is expected in Konkan and Goa and Central Maharashtra over the next two days, with rainfall ranging from 0.1 mm to 15.5 mm.
Heavy rains are expected in different parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal today, with rainfall expected to range from 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm.
Over the next seven days, light to moderate rain is expected in some parts of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, with heavy rain in some areas.
Storm winds moving at a speed of 30 to 40 km per hour are expected in different areas of Kerala and Mahe, accompanied by rain and thunderstorms. Rain and lightning are also expected in different parts of Jammu, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaika.
Yesterday, minimum temperatures were recorded at -1.6 degrees Celsius to -3.0 degrees Celsius below normal in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura, Ganga coastal areas in West Bengal, and isolated parts of Odisha. Maximum temperatures were recorded at -1.6 degrees Celsius to -3.0 degrees Celsius below normal in parts of coastal Karnataka, West Rajasthan, Gangetic West Bengal, and isolated parts of North Interior Karnataka.
Bareilly in the plains of the country recorded a minimum temperature of 13.7 degrees Celsius, while Rajkot and Vallabh Vidyanagar in Gujarat recorded a maximum temperature of 37.1 degrees Celsius.
Yesterday, cloud cover or thunderstorm occurred over many parts of Kerala and Mahe, parts of Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Muzaffarabad.
Yesterday, regions experiencing rain or thundershowers included West Rajasthan, Coastal Karnataka, Rayalaseema, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
In terms of areas receiving 1 cm or more of rainfall on November 9, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm:
- Kullu in Himachal Pradesh recorded 5 cm of rainfall.
- Kottayam in Kerala received 4 cm of rainfall.
- Ernakulam and Wayanad in Kerala saw 3 cm of rainfall each.
- Palakkad and Thrissur in Kerala reported 2 cm of rainfall.
- Tiruvallur in Tamil Nadu received 3 cm of rainfall.
- Chennai in Tamil Nadu recorded 2 cm of rainfall.
- Nellore in coastal Andhra Pradesh experienced 2 cm of rainfall.
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