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Weather Forecast for Feb 17: Temperatures to rise over Kashmir, Himachal, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi

February 16, 2018 6:17 PM |


Talking about the weather conditions over North India, the prevailing Western Disturbance had moved away eastwards. Therefore, we expect weather to become dry over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

In fact, dry winds from northwest direction will continue to blow over entire northwest India. Due to which the weather will remain dry and comfortable during the day time but the night will be cold over many parts of Punjab and Haryana. Moreover, a marginal increase in day and night temperatures over most parts of northwestern plains is also anticipated. Capital, Delhi will also observe a comfortable day with bright sunshine.


Moving to East India, maximum and minimum temperatures in East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha will rise gradually. Weather will be dry and sunny. In Northeast India, a trough is extending from West Assam to North Bay of Bengal. However, due to lack of moisture feed weather over the northeastern states will be dry.

Talking about the major cities of East India, Kolkata is likely to witness warm and humid weather. Meanwhile, Patna will observe a cool day and comfortable night.

In Central India, dry winds from north and northwest direction will continue to blow over Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh. In fact, an anti cyclone feature is marked over Gujarat. Therefore, we expect dry, warm and sunny weather to prevail over entire central parts of the country.

Moreover, the day temperatures over Konkan and Goa and North Madhya Maharashtra will remain above normal leading to a very warm day. Weather in Bhopal will be sunny during the day and pleasant in the night. Meanwhile, Ahmedabad will have a warm day but a comfortable night.

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In south India, weather is expected to remain dry over entire peninsula due to the absence of any significant weather system. In fact, the day temperatures in Kerala will reach up to mid-30s. Hence, the day will become warm. Talking about the metro cities in South India, Chennai will observe a warm and humid day. Hyderabad and Bengaluru will continue to witness dry and comfortable days and nights.

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