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IMD issues fresh thunderstorm warning in Delhi-NCR, various places in country for today

The meteorological department has issued a weather warning of thunderstorm, squall and dust-storm at various places in the country today

india Updated: May 17, 2018 08:36 IST
Press Trust of India
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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Lightning strikes over residential apartments during a thunderstorm on the outskirts of New Delhi on May 2, 2018. (AFP File Photo)

The meteorological department has issued a weather warning of thunderstorm, squall and dust-storm at various places in the country today.

According to the advisory, a thunderstorm, accompanied by a squall, was likely at isolated places over West Bengal and Odisha today.

A thunderstorm, accompanied by gusty winds, were “very likely” at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Jharkhand, Bihar, eastern Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, coastal Andhra Pradesh, interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep, the advisory said.

There was a western disturbance over north Pakistan and Afghanistan and a cyclonic circulation over south-east Rajasthan and the western parts of Madhya Pradesh, it said, adding that a thunderstorm and a dust-storm were “very likely” in Rajasthan.

“Heatwave conditions very likely over some parts of West Rajasthan and in one or two pockets of East Rajasthan. Heavy rain at isolated places over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Keralaand Lakshadweep,” the advisory said.