Pune : deccan express – Cold weather conditions prevailed in Marathwada, Vidarbha and north Maharashtra in the past few days. Temperatures have now increased a bit in the State. Weather conditions are conducive for rainfall now.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast rainfall accompanied with a thunderstorm at many places in the State from Thursday. The met office issued a yellow alert in many districts as rainfall is likely to occur for the next four days in the State.
On Thursday, skies will continue to remain cloudy in Dhule and Nandurbar districts. Light showers are predicted at isolated places in these districts. Rain activity will intensify gradually after January 7 in Maharashtra.
उत्तरेकडील वेस्टर्न डिस्टर्बन्सचा परिणाम;राज्यात काही ठिकाणी हलक्या पावसाची शक्यता & काही ठिकाणी मेघगर्जनेसह पाऊस: 6 – 9 जानेवारी
8 ठाणे पालघर व उत्तर महाराष्ट्र,विदर्भातील काही भाग
9 मराठवाडा आणि विदर्भातील काही भाग
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— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) January 5, 2022
On Friday, sporadic showers may happen in Nandurbar, Dhule, Jalgaon and Ahmednagar districts. Later, heavy rains, along with thunderstorms, are likely to take place in north Maharashtra, north Konkan, Marathwada and Vidarbha on January 8-9.
Rainfall to intensify at the weekend
A yellow alert has been issued in Buldana, Wardha, Akola, Nagpur and Amravati districts on January 8. Rainfall is predicted in Thane, Palghar, north Maharashtra and Marathwada. On Sunday, a yellow alert is issued in the districts of Washim, Amravati, Yavatmal, Wardha, Nagpur, Chandrapur, Bhandara, Gondia and Gadchiroli. It may rain heavily, along with thunderstorms, in these districts.
Westerly winds’ influence has lessened in North India. As a result, rainy conditions are prevailing in Maharashtra. Farmers are worried about possible rain in the middle of winter. Vidarbha and Marathwada witnessed hailstorms last week at many places. Standing crops were damaged.
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