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IMD forecast pridects rainfall likely to occur in these states this week. Deets here

By Priyanka Verma 
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IMD forecast pridects rainfall likely to occur in these states this week. Deets here

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in isolated over north coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal on Sunday. While heavy snowfall/rainfall is likely to occur over Jammu-Kashmir-Ladakh-Gilgit-Muzaffarabad.

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“Depression over southwest BoB moved nearly southwestwards with a speed of about 07 kmph during past 06 hrs and lay centered over the same region, about 310 km north-northeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 260 km east-northeast of Nagappattinam, 270 km east-southeast of Puducherry,” IMD said in a tweet.

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The weather monitoring agency said thunderstorms and lightning might occur at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry. Squally wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph likely to prevail over southwest and adjoining the west-central Bay of Bengal, Gulf of Mannar and along & off north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh coasts in the morning and becoming 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph from evening hours.

IMD said the sea conditions will be very rough over southwest and adjoining the west-central Bay of Bengal, Gulf of Mannar, and along and off north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and south Andhra Pradesh coasts.

Besides, the Met Department has also predicted ‘isolated light/moderate rainfall/snowfall with thunderstorm/lightning’ over Uttarakhand on March 9 and March 10, 2022. The light rainfall and thunderstorm might also occur over Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan on March 9 (Wednesday).

Maharashtra, Gujarat region, east Rajasthan, and west Madhya Pradesh would also witness moderate rainfall between March 7 and March 9 due to the influence of a trough in easterlies.

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