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IMD forecast issues rain alert, thunderstorm in these states for next 5 days. Details here

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: On Sunday, The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted thunderstorms with light to moderate rain in parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for the next five days. Further the weather department also stated that the current spell of intense rainfall likely to continue over Northeast India and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during next 24 hours and reduce thereafter.

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The Indian Metrological Department said, Thunderstorm activity accompanied by isolated heavy showers likely to continue throughout North, Central and East India during next 2-3 days. Widespread rainfall with thunderstorm, lightning very likely over Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh during next 5 days. Isolated heavy rainfall very likely over West Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha on 19th, 20 and 23 June; over East Madhya Pradesh on 19 and 20 June and Chhattisgarh during 19th -23 June.

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Heavy rainfall likely over Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, West Rajasthan on 20 June; East Rajasthan during 19th -21st; over Punjab on 20 and 21 June ; Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh on 21st June. Widespread rainfall with thunderstorm/lightning very likely to continue over Western Himalayan region (Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit- Baltistan and Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand); scattered to fairly widespread rainfall over adjoining plains (Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi) and isolated rainfall over Uttar Pradesh & Rajasthan during next 3 days and reduce thereafter.

The IMD Chennai, on the other hand, said that heavy rain thunderstorm with moderate rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Tirupur, Dindigul, Theni, Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem, Namakkal, Karur, Tiruchirappalli, Perambalur, Tiruvannamalai, Kallakurichi, Tirupattur and Vellore districts of Tamilnadu. Thunderstorm with lightning is likely to occur at isolated places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal area on Sunday. Light to moderate rain is likely to occur at a few places with isolated thunderstorms and lightning over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal area for 20 to 23 June, IMD added.

Thunderstorm with Light to Moderate rain is likely to occur in some areas of Tamil Nadu. The minimum temperature is expected to be 27-28 degrees Celsius today, while the maximum temperature is predicted to reach 36-37 degrees Celsius. The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted that the sky condition is likely to be partly cloudy for the next 24 hours.

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