Cyclonic storm likely off Kerala coast in next 24 hours
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Cyclonic storm likely off Kerala coast in next 24 hours

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Pune, Apr 27: As squally weather is very likely to prevail over Comorin (Kanyakumari) area, southeast Arabian Sea off Kerala coast, west-central Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh coast, north Bay of Bengal off West Bengal-Odisha coasts, fishermen should not venture into these areas during next 24 hours, warned the India Meteorological Department today.

It forecast that thunderstorm, accompanied with lightning, hail and squall (speed reaching 50-60 km per hour), is likely at isolated places over Odisha during the period. Thunderstorm, accompanied with lightning, hail and gusty winds (speed reaching 40-50 kmph), is likely at isolated tracts over Jharkhand during the period. Thunderstorm, accompanied with lightning, hail and gusty winds (speed reaching 30-40 kmph), is likely at isolated portions over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana during the period.

Thunderstorm, accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (speed reaching 40-50 kmph), is likely at isolated divisions over Gangetic West Bengal, Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya, Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during the period.

Thunderstorm, accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (speed reaching 30-40 kmph), is likely at isolated sections over Vidarbha, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, south Interior Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe during the period. Thunderstorm, accompanied with lightning, is likely at isolated pockets over Madhya Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal and coastal Karnataka during the period.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely at isolated chunks in Odisha during the period.

Heavy rainfall is likely at isolated zones in Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Telangana, coastal & south Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala and Mahe during the period. Duststorm or thunderstorm, accompanied with gusty winds (speed 30-40 kmph), is very likely over Rajasthan during the period.

Thunderstorm had occurred at isolated segments over Gangetic West Bengal, east Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Tripura and Rayalaseema early on Sunday morning.

Rain had battered most regions in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, as well at many areas in West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and coastal Andhra Pradesh during past 24 hours.

It had lashed a few belts in Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir and Andaman & Nicobar Islands during the period.

Isolated swathes in Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh Haryana, Punjab, east & west Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, coastal & south Interior Karnataka and Kerala were also hit by rain during the period.

Dry weather prevailed over Vidarbha, Gujarat, Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, north Interior Karnataka and Lakshadweep during the period. Day temperatures were appreciably above normal in some parts of Konkan and Goa.

They were above par in some corners of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala and Mahe as well in remaining locales of Konkan and Goa. Day temperatures were markedly below normal in some sectors of Assam, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Bihar and east Uttar Pradesh.

They were appreciably below par in some locations of west Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Rajasthan, east Madhya Pradesh as well in remaining sites of Assam, Meghalaya, Odisha and east Uttar Pradesh.

They were below norm in some quarters of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Jharkhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, west Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, south Interior Karnataka as well in remaining nooks of east Rajasthan, east Madhya Pradesh. They were normal over rest of the country.

The highest maximum temperature of 42.5 degree Celsius was reported at Nanded (Marathwada). UNI

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