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IMD forecast predicts heavy rainfall, heatwave in these areas for next 5 days. Full daats here

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: On Saturday, The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) said that conditions are becoming favorable for onset of Southwest Monsoon over Kerala during next 2-3 day. It also said that heat wave conditions are very likely to prevail over the country during next 5 days.

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The weather department said that conditions are becoming favorable for monsoon onset over Kerala during next 2­3 days. The conditions are also favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area during the same period.

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Wind predictions

-Squally weather (wind speed 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph) very likely over southwest Arabian Sea during next 5 days. Similar conditions will also prevail over Southeast Arabian Sea along Kerala coast and Lakshadweep area on 29 and 30 May.

It will also prevail over Northeast Arabian Sea and adjoining north Gujarat coast on 28 and 29 May. Dust storm activity at isolated places is also very likely to occur over West Rajasthan on 28 May. Strong Surface Winds with speed reaching 20-30 kmph also likely over Rajasthan on 28 and 29 May.

Rainfall predictions

Heavy rainfall likely over Kerala and Mahe during 28 May-1 June and over Lakshadweep on 30 May. Moderate rainfall very likely over Northeast India and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim and isolated to scattered rainfall with thunderstorm, lightning and gusty winds over Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal next 5 days.

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Heavy rainfall also likely over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim on 28, 30 and 31 May, over Arunachal Pradesh on 1 June and over Assam-Meghalaya during 28 May-1 June and over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura on 29, 31st May and 1 June. Moderate rainfall with thunderstorm and lightning is very likely to occur over Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep during next 5 days

Rainfall activity will also occur over Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during next 5 days. Moderate rainfall will occur over Himachal Pradesh during next 5 days. Moderate rainfall will also occur over Uttarakhand, north Punjab, north Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and East Rajasthan during next 2-3 days.

Hailstorm activity is also likely over Jammu and Kashmir on 28 May and over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on 29 May. Moderate rainfall with isolated thunderstorm, lightning and gusty winds very likely over Jammu and Kashmir

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