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Pune experiences light rainfall, Southwest monsoon to advance to parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu in 48 hours

IMD has predicted thunderstorm, accompanied with gusty winds, at isolated places over Marathwada region and central Maharashtra on May 31.

pune Updated: May 28, 2018 16:29 IST
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Warnings have been issued for fishermen not to venture into the sea along and off Kerala and Karnataka coasts and over and  around Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the next 24 hours.(REUTERS)

The city experienced light rainfall in some parts of the city, including Shivajinagar, Deccan, Erandwane, Boat Club road and Pune station. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted thunderstorm, accompanied with gusty winds, at isolated places over Marathwada region and central Maharashtra on May 31, while heat wave conditions have been predicted for Vidarbha region in the next three to four days.

Meanwhile, IMD, Pune, has predicted that conditions are favourable for further advance of the southwest monsoon into some parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu during the next 48 hours and into some more parts of the south Bay of Bengal, remaining parts of Andaman sea and Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the next 24 hours.

A statement by IMD said, “Southwest monsoon on Sunday further advanced into some parts of south Arabian sea and Comorin-­Maldivesarea, some more parts of south Bay ofBengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Andaman sea. Conditions are favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into some parts of south Arabian Sea, remaining parts of Comorin-­Maldivesarea, some parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu during the next 48 hours; and into some more parts of south Bay of Bengal, remaining parts of Andaman seaand Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the next 24 hours.”

IMD has stated that squally wind speed with 40­ to 50 Kmph speed, gusting to 60 Kmph, are very likely along and off Kerala and Karnataka coasts, over and aroundLakshadweep area and Andaman and Nicobar Islands on May 28. Warnings have been issued for fishermen not to venture into the sea along and off Kerala and Karnataka coastsand over and around Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the next 24 hours.

As per temperature forecast released by IMD on Sunday, day maximum temperatures are very likely to continue in the range of 42 degree Celsius to ­45 degree Celsius over most parts of central and northwest India, in the range of 41 degree Celsius to­44 degree Celsius over most northern parts of peninsular India and West India during next 48 hours. It has stated that no significant change in maximum temperaturesover rest of the country are expected during next three to ­four days.

First Published: May 28, 2018 16:29 IST