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Parts of Delhi & nearby areas sees heavy rainfall along with thunderstorm; IMD issues yellow alert for next 6 days

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: There was a sudden change in the weather in Delhi-NCR and nearby areas on Wednesday night and it rained intermittently throughout the night with strong thunderstorms. The rain has reduced the heat. Although the weather is clear with light clouds on Thursday morning. At the same time, many states including Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal received rain on Wednesday.

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According to the Meteorological Department, rain will continue in many states including the national capital Delhi for the next five days. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), there will be heavy rains with strong winds in Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal during the next five days.

Meanwhile, IMD has issued a yellow alert, warning of thundershowers or light rain over the next six days. The mercury is predicted to drop to 35 degrees Celsius by Sunday.

According to the Meteorological Department, due to the influence of Western Disturbance and low level easterly winds, widespread to widespread rain will occur in the Western Himalayan region and Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi and Uttar Pradesh during June 16 to 18. On June 17, there is a possibility of heavy rain in Jammu division, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of a gradual increase in rainfall activity over Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal with widespread to widespread rain with thunder/ lightning/ gale winds during the next 5 days.

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There is a possibility of scattered heavy rains in Jharkhand during 16 to 19 June, Gangetic West Bengal on 16 and 17 June and rain with thundershowers in Bihar during 15-19 June.

Thunderstorm/lightning/strong winds very likely to occur over Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh during the next 5 days and scattered heavy to very heavy rains over Chhattisgarh during the next 5 days; During June 15-17, it will rain in East MP and on June 19 in Vidarbha.

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The current spell of intense rain is very likely to continue over Northeast India and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during the next 5 days.

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