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Met dept forecast more rain in north India till tomorrow

Updated: January 4, 2021 12:04 pm
India Meteorological Department has said that north India is likely to witness an intense wet spell till tomorrow, with a fairly widespread precipitation accompanied with thunderstorm, lightning and hailstorm at isolated places. IMD predicted that the activities will peak today over the plains of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan and over the western Himalayan region, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Met department said, after the wet spell, fresh northerly-northwesterly winds are likely to set in over plains of northwest India causing severe cold wave conditions at isolated places over Punjab, Haryana and north Rajasthan from Thursday onwards.

An active western disturbance lies as a middle-and-upper-level cyclonic circulation over central Pakistan and neighbourhood, with its induced cyclonic circulation over southwest Rajasthan and neighbourhood at lower levels.

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