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Prolonged and widespread rain expected in India from April 11

April 9, 2015 6:14 PM |

Pan India rainThe weather during the first eight days of April has panned out similar to that in March. There have been a couple of rainy spells at few places and the temperatures, particularly the maximums have maintained below normal.

Now there is another prolonged and widespread spell of rain expected in the country around April 11. This activity will take place due to several weather systems acting in tandem. Currently there is an anti-cyclonic circulation in the Bay of Bengal which is likely to sustain till the end of the spell.

Another low level cyclonic circulation is already making an appearance over north Maharashtra and south Madhya Pradesh, which will become more marked by Friday. The cyclonic circulation will give rise to two small weather systems, with one affecting west Madhya Pradesh and the other impacting Vidarbha and Marathwada. By April 11, one more system will build up in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab region, which will give light rain in North India for two days. There is also a wind discontinuity in the interiors of Peninsular India, which will be responsible for rain in the region.

According to Skymet Meteorology Division in India, prolonged weather activity will be observed in Marathwada, Vidarbha, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. South India will also observe good and prolonged spell of rain. While East India and North India will experience light to moderate rainfall.

Weather models at Skymet suggest, West Madhya Pradesh, Marathwada, Vidarbha, Telangana and interiors of Peninsular India including Karnataka will start receiving rain from April 11. East Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal will observe rain from April 12, while entire East India including Bihar and Jharkhand will start receiving rain from April 13.



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