Thunderstorms strike Lanka, South TN likely next

The Sri Lankan Meteorological Division has mentioned that showers or thundershowers will continue at many sites about most components of the island following getting thumped by a rain wave emerging from the South-West Bay of Bengal and the adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean. Satellite pics on Sunday night showed clouds possessing migrated to the western components of the island country even as the East continued to host extra.

The Sri Lankan Achieved experienced warned of relatively weighty falls above 7.5 cm at some sites in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, North-Western and Western provinces and a couple showers in the Jap and Uva provinces. Misty problems ended up forecast about the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and Western provinces.

The European Centre for Medium-Vary Climate Forecasts (ECMWF) has mentioned in its outlook that the thundershower routine about Sri Lanka would move steadily northward and cover components of Tamil Nadu and Kerala just before it extends into further components of the South Peninsula later into this month.

IMD outlook

India Meteorological Division (IMD) agreed, indicating on Sunday early morning that the thunderstorms with lightning may perhaps line up throughout isolated sites about Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal as early as on Monday. From Tuesday, these pre-monsoon thunderstorms could increase into Kerala and Mahe, the IMD mentioned.

In the meantime, the ECMWF projected in an extended outlook that this spell about Peninsular and East-Central India may perhaps progressively hyperlink up with western disturbances shifting throughout North India and seasonal thunderstorms about North-East India (Kal Baisakhi) to cover two-thirds of the place by mid-April.

Only components of Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat may perhaps sit out. The western-most boundary of the damp weather conditions routine really should, by mid-April, operate alongside Jamnagar, Nashik (including Mumbai), Nanded-Waghala, Aurangabad, Indore, Bhopal, Jhansi, Kota, Jaipur, Agra, Bikaner, New Delhi and Bathinda. All locations to the East (East and Central )would get rain showers for the duration of this period of time.

Incoming western disturbance in Pakistan

The IMD situated an incoming western disturbance as a trough about South Pakistan on Sunday night and an offspring cyclonic circulation about North-West Rajasthan. After common rainfall/snowfall with isolated weighty falls on Sunday,  the merge may perhaps trigger isolated rainfall/snowfall about the area on Monday and Tuesday.

Isolated trace/very light-weight rain/drizzle is also forecast about the adjoining plains of Punjab, Haryana,

Chandigarh and Delhi until eventually Wednesday. Isolated thunderstorm with lightning and hail was forecast about Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, and Himachal Pradesh, and North Haryana on Sunday and about Uttarakhand until eventually Monday.