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IMD predicts rainfall, snowfall alert in these states today | Check full weather forecast

By Saima Siddiqui 
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New Delhi: The weather department on Wednesday issued rainfall warning for several states, including Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal on today and also tomorrow. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) also predicted snowfall in parts of Jammu, Kashmir, Himachal and some other states.

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The Western Disturbance as a trough in middle & upper tropospheric westerlies runs along Long. 70°E to the north of Lat. 27°N and an induced cyclonic circulation lies over northeast Rajasthan & neighbourhood in lower tropospheric levels; it is very likely to cause scattered rainfall and snowfall, the weather agency said in its daily forecast. 

Check the full forecast here:

Rainfall warning 

Isolated rainfall is expected over Punjab, Haryana-Chandigarh-Delhi and East Rajasthan, while, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall with thunderstorm, lightning and hail is likely over Uttar Pradesh today.

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Isolated to scattered light/moderate rainfall is forecasted over West Bengal-Sikkim &Jharkhand, Bihar & Odisha on 9 and 10 February, 2022.

 Strong winds (speed 25-35 kmph) very likely over Punjab, Haryana and West Uttar Pradesh on 10th & 11th February, 2022.

Snowfall warning 

Scattered light/moderate rainfall/snowfall over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, GilgitBaltistan & Muzaffarabad and fairly widespread to widespread rainfall/snowfall over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on 9 February. 

Isolated thunderstorm & lightning are also expected over Uttarakhand today. 

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Light rains in Delhi

Rains lashed the city overnight even as the minimum temperature settled at 12.8 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season’s average, on Wednesday.

The weather office has forecast a generally cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle along with gusty winds. The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 22 degrees Celsius.

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