Cyclonic storm to bring more rains in Northeast, Tamil Nadu (All India weather report)

May 1st, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) People in the Northeast and southern India will continue to enjoy welcome rains untill Saturday as the cyclonic storm Nargis has intensified over the west-central Bay of Bengal and is likely to bring more showers under its influence. The meteorological department has forecast thundershowers in Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh in the northeast and in the sub-Himalayan West Bengal.

Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the south will also receive thundershowers.

However, it was another hot day in the capital Thursday. The maximum temperature was 42.2 degrees Celsius while the minimum was 24.2 degrees Celsius.

The dry weather condition will continue for the next few days across the northern and central India, according to the latest weather bulletin.

Intense heat wave conditions prevailed Thursday in Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and in the isolated pockets of Jharkhand and Vidarbha in Maharashtra.

The highest maximum temperature was recorded at Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh at 45.8 degrees Celsius.

The following were the maximum and minimum temperatures and rainfall in major cities for the 24 hours till Thursday morning, with figures in brackets denoting deviations from the average. City Maximum Temperature (C) Minimum Temperature (C) Rainfall (mm)

New Delhi 42.2 (+3) 24.2 (-2) Nil
Mumbai 32.5 (0) 26.2 (+1) Nil
Chennai (no report available)
Kolkata 36.2 (0) 27.0 (+1) Nil
Ahmedabad 40.2 (0) 27.8 (+4) Nil
Bangalore 36.0 (+2) 22.0 (0) 12.9
Bhopal 41.7 (+2) 24.8 (+1) Nil
Bhubaneswar 36.1 (-1) 26.3 (0) Nil
Chandigarh 42.6 (+6) 22.4 (+1) Nil
Dehradun 38.7 (+4) 21.3 (+1) Nil
Goa (no report available)
Guwahati 33.4 (+2) 22.9 (+1) 17.0
Hyderabad 40.5 (+2) 28.0 (+2) Nil
Jaipur 42.2 (+3) 22.4 (-2) Nil
Lucknow 43.0 (+4) 22.0 (0) Nil
Nagpur 45.0 (+4) 29.4 (+2) Nil
Patna 38.0 (-2) 26.4 (+1) Nil
Pune 38.6 (+1) 21.6 (0) Nil
Srinagar 26.3 (+4) 8.8 (0) Nil
Thiruvananthapuram (no report available)

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