Pune, Mar 1 : Thunderstorm, accompanied with lightning and gusty winds, is very likely to occur at isolated places over west Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala during next 24 hours, predicted the Indian Meteorological Department in a bulletin here today.
Squally winds with speed reaching up to 40-50 Km per hour are very likely to sweep over North Arabian Sea, hence, fishermen are advised not to venture into this area during the period, it warned. Cold day condition is very likely to prevail at isolated segments of Punjab on Saturday morning, the Met said.
Cold day condition was observed at some sectors of east Uttar Pradesh, east Rajasthan and west Madhya Pradesh on Friday morning. The same condition also prevailed at isolated belts of west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and east Madhya Pradesh.
Moderate fog occurred this morning at 0830 am at isolated pockets over Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, where visibility of 500 Metre each was recorded at Palam (Delhi), Hissar and Pantnagar. Night temperatures were markedly below normal in some parts of Bihar, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, east Rajasthan and east Madhya Pradesh.
They were appreciably below par in some segments of Assam, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Sikkim, east Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, west Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and coastal Karnataka as well in remaining nooks of east Madhya Pradesh. They were below norm in some quarters of Odisha, west Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, west Rajasthan, Gujarat, Konkan, Goa, Marathwada and north interior Karnataka as well in remaining locales of Gangetic West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, east Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha and coastal Karnataka.
The lowest minimum temperature of 5.0 degree Celsius was recorded in the plains at Rewa (east Madhya Pradesh) and at Narnaul as well Karnal (Haryana).Night temperatures were markedly above normal in some areas of Tamil Nadu.They were appreciably above norm in some portions of coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema as well in remaining chunks of Tamil Nadu. They were above par in some locations of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram,Tripura, Telangana and south interior Karnataka as well in remaining slices of west Rajasthan. They were normal over the rest of the regions.
Dry weather prevailed over Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana,Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan, Gujarat,Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Rayalaseema andKarnataka during past 24 hours.
Rain or thundershowers had occurred at most tracts in ArunachalPradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during the period.They had also occurred at a few zones in coastal Andhra Pradeshduring the period.
Isolated patches in Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar,Uttarakhand, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala also received the showers during the period. UNI