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Aug 17, 2013 09:00 PM IST | Source:

Rain likely to increase over Eastern India

Rain likely to increase over Eastern India

The Western Disturbance over north Pakistan and adjoining Jammu & Kashmir will persist as an upper air trough, while the low pressure area over Orissa coast will remain as an upper air circulation. The axis of monsoon trough passing through Firozpur, Narnaul, Agra, Allahabad, Gaya, Bankura and Balasore will gradually move towards east central Bay of Bengal.


The intensity of rainfall, since the last 24 hours, over Andhra Pradesh and adjoining areas of Orissa will decrease significantly. Widespread moderate spells of rain will be witnessed over Chhattisgarh, Orissa, parts of Telangana and coast of Andhra Pradesh. Moderate rain is also likely over west Uttar Pradesh, part of Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The intensity of rain is expected to decrease over Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, while it would increase over Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. Few moderate spells of shower is expected over the North Eastern states, south Konkan and Karnataka coast. On the other hand, a mainly dry weather will prevail over south Tamil Nadu and adjoining Kerala.


The temperature is expected to come down by 4 to 6 degrees in many parts of Jammu & Kashmir and Rajasthan. In rest of the North West plains, temperatures will drop by 2 to 3 degrees due to widespread rain.

Bihar and North Eastern states are likely to witness temperatures above normal by 1 to 3 degrees, while Orissa, Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand might see a drop during the next 24 hours. Going further towards central India, one might notice near normal temperatures. However, over Telangana and the coast of Andhra Pradesh temperatures will be below normal.



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