IMD issues alert for thunderstorms, gusty winds in different states, including J&K

NEW DELHI: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued a fresh alert of possibility of thunderstorms and gusty winds in different states, including Delhi, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

The IMD issued an advisory, including a weather warning and alert for four days upto May 7, to respective states for thunderstorms, squall etc. According to the Met department, thunderstorm, likely to be accompanied with gusty winds, can hit isolated places over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, East Rajasthan, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, south Karnataka, interior Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

The IMD said that heavy rain is “very likely” at places in Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura and south interior Karnataka today. The weather information agency has also warned Rajasthan of another bout of dust and thunderstorm today. Thunderstorm squall is likely to hit Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand from May 5 to May 8, the Met added. (AGENCIES)