Pune and its surrounding areas have reported rains and thundershowers on Wednesday night, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) stated, including the showers will proceed for the subsequent 4 days.
Almost 85 per cent of the nation has reported rains and thundershowers as a consequence of a brand new Western Disturbance from Afghanistan and a cyclonic circulation over southwest Rajasthan. Meanwhile, Maharashtra has reported injury to over 38,664 hectares of standing crops, the tally of which is predicted to rise as rains proceed. Crops like wheat, grape, mango, cashew, onion, and gram have been amongst people who sustained injury.
Last week, IMD officers stated that the mixed impact of the Western Disturbance (moisture-carrying wind from the Mediterranean Sea) within the north together with a cyclonic circulation over southwest Rajasthan, and one other cyclonic circulation over northeast Rajasthan will carry mild to medium rainfall. A trough (a low-pressure space) has been created from Bangladesh to north coastal Andhra Pradesh and one other one from Tamil Nadu to the Konkan coast due to the above circulation. Moisture-carrying winds from the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea have thus ingressed into the programs.
Dr Anupam Kashyapi, head of climate forecasting at IMD, stated many elements of the nation will see rains, thundershowers, and lightning within the subsequent 4 days. Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, and Rajasthan would report mild to average rainfall until March 20, with hail additionally being anticipated in some areas.
Similarly, hailstorms, gusty winds, and thundershowers are anticipated in Maharashtra, Vidharbha, Chhattisgarh, Goa, and Gujarat until March 19. Other elements of the nation have been predicted to obtain related rains, thunderstorms, lightning, gusty winds, and hailstorms. Pune alone recorded 3 mm of rainfall until 6.13 pm on Thursday. The most temperature recorded in Pune was 32.5 and the minimal temperature was 19.7 diploma Celsius.