New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has expressed the possibility that it may rain with thunder and dust storm in most parts of north-western India between 15 and 17 April. During this time, there will be changes in the weather in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan.
These changes in the weather are due to western disturbances.
Due to western disturbances on Saturday, rain and thundershowers were witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. There is a possibility these conditions will stay till Tuesday.
According to the IMD weather bulletin, the western Himalayan region of western disturbances and north-west India are likely to be affected by 15 April.
It is expected to rain in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh on 16 April.
The other States in the northeast including Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Assam and Meghalaya have the possibility of rain on Saturdays. At the same time, there is some possibility of rain in Bihar, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Jharkhand, Marathwada, Madhya Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal and Sikkim with winds moving at 50-60 km/h. This is supposed to stay until the next Sunday.
Scientist Charan Singh of IMD said, “There will be thunders and rain in almost all parts of the country in the four to five days, which will be even higher on April 16 and 17 in North Western India.”
Singh said there would be rains in many parts of the country due to moisture coming along with high temperatures from the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. There will be dust storms and strong winds in north-west India.
Apart from this, snowfall may occur in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir. Rain may occur in northern Punjab and Haryana.
Soma Sena in the meteorological department says that there may be a dust storm in Delhi-NCR but there will be no change in temperature.
A dust storm can occur in parts of Delhi and North Western India on Monday. Wind will move at 40-50 km/h in these areas. On Tuesday, the wind speed could reach 60-70 km/h on a dust storm.