Heat Wave Alert For North India, Heavy Rainfall In South Till May 22: IMD Updates | Latest News India

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a continuation of the wet spell over southern peninsular India till May 22.

School children wearing raincoats walk under a heavy downpour after a heat wave in Kolkata, India, Thursday, May 9, 2024. (AP)
School children wearing raincoats walk under a heavy downpour after a heat wave in Kolkata, India, Thursday, May 9, 2024. (AP)

Widespread rainfall accompanied by thundershowers, lightning and strong winds are expected over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe, Lakshadweep and South Karnataka for the next seven days. Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Telangana and Rayalaseema are also likely to receive light to moderate rainfall with similar weather conditions during the period.

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Monsoon likely to reach Kerala around May 31: IMD

Heavy rainfall is expected over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe and South Karnataka from 16th-20th. May. Some areas within these regions may experience extremely heavy rainfall on May 16 and May 20 in Tamil Nadu and May 20 in Kerala.

Isolated light rain with thundershowers and gusty winds are forecast over Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathawada, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Gujarat on May 16. Scattered to fairly widespread light to moderate rainfall and Nicobar Islands are likely over Andaman during the next seven days.

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Light to moderate rain with thundershowers is expected over Odisha during the next week and over Bihar, Jharkhand and Gangetic West Bengal from May 19 to May 22.

The northeastern states including Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura are expected to receive widespread rainfall with thundershowers and gusty winds during the next seven days. Sikkim and some parts of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya may experience isolated heavy rainfall.

A fresh western disturbance is likely to bring isolated light rainfall to the western Himalayan region from May 17 to 19.

While heavy rainfall is expected in South India, several other parts of the country will experience scorching heat.

The IMD warned of severe heat wave conditions in some parts of western Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi from May 17 to 20. Heatwave conditions are also likely in isolated pockets in these regions along with East Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and North Madhya Pradesh from May 16 to 20.

Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura will experience hot and humid conditions, especially on May 16. Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha will also face similar conditions later this week.

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