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Prevailing Western Disturbance moves towards east

October 26, 2014 1:50 PM |

Temperature drop in KashmirWestern Disturbance that has been affecting the northern parts of country has now moved towards further east. According to Skymet Meteorology Division in India, this weather system has brought rainfall in Uttarakhand, while the maximum temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab have dropped slightly.

As on October 25, Srinagar recorded maximum temperature of 19.1°C, which was below by 2°C. Similarly Amritsar and Chandigarh witnessed maximum temperature of 29.6°C and 30.2°C, respectively, which was again 1°C below normal.

As per the latest forecast by Skymet Meteorology Division in India, another fresh Western Disturbance is expected to affect North India October 28 onwards. In view of this weather system, night temperatures will rise, while the maximums will experience a drop.

This system might also have an interaction with the cyclonic circulation, which will be passing through somewhere between Karachi, Pakistan and Kandla coast in Gujarat by October 29. This activity will affect the weather over entire northwest India.

As per Skymet, Delhi might observe some rain on October 31 and November 01 in view of the system.

Western Disturbances become frequent during winters and are responsible for affecting the weather in the region to a large extent. These system after approaching the region usually stay for 1-2 days and give short spells of rain. These systems are called Western Disturbance due to their movement from west to east.

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