A Western Disturbance as an upper air system is currently persisting over North Pakistan and adjoining Jammu and Kashmir with an induced Cyclonic Circulation over Southwest Rajasthan. Both, the systems are likely to move in the northeast direction. In the wake of these systems, in past 24 hours, scattered rain and thundershower activities were a sight in Punjab and Haryana. Strong gusty wind and dust storm was also observed in the region.
The systems are expected to move slowly due to which rainfall activity will continue for next 24 hours and become widespread covering most parts of the states. During the next 48 hours, the above normal temperatures will drop by two to three degrees. Day time will also observe comfortable weather conditions. Sky will be clear during morning hours but as the the day progresses, weather activity in terms of rain and strong gusty winds will be witnessed during afternoon and evening hours.
Squalls too can be a sight wherein wind speed might reach 50-60 kmph in gusts. In the past 24 hours, rainfall has been recorded in Ludhiana, Patiala, Hisar, Rohtak, Karnal and Ambala. Temperatures which are recording above 40 degrees in Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Hisar and Narnaul are likely to come down by a couple of degrees.
Scattered activities with light to moderate rainfall over these two states would continue until May 15.
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Weather in Haryana during the afternoon hours will be better due to weather activities during the previous days. Thunderstorm activity will be seen during evening hours.
Weather Alert for Punjab
Dust storm and thundershower with squally winds (60-80 kmph) will affect many places like Amritsar, Barnala, Bathinda, Faridkot, Fatehgarh Sahib, Fazilka, Firozpur, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Mansa, Moga, Muktsar, Patiala, Rupnagar, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Sangrur, Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar and Tarn Taran during next 10 to 12 hours.
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