North India is currently experiencing scorching heat, and people eagerly await the arrival of monsoon rains. The Meteorological Department has provided a forecast for the monsoon, stating that it will arrive early next month.
However, before the monsoon, there is a warning of rain in several states due to a Western Disturbance. The Meteorological Department has informed us that light to moderate rain is expected in the northeastern states for the next six days.
According to the Meteorological Department, the northeastern states will continue to experience light to moderate rain for a week. Heavy rains are expected in Assam and Meghalaya from May 19 to 24. Additionally, there is an alert for heavy rain in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura today.
Moving on to North West India, there is a possibility of dust storms in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. With the onset of the Western Disturbance, a new phase of rain may begin in these states from the night of May 23. In central India, regions such as Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, and Chhattisgarh may experience light to moderate rains on May 22. In South India, there is an alert for light to moderate rain for a week.
Looking at the weather for the next week, the maximum temperature in Maharashtra may increase by two to three degrees Celsius. However, there will be no significant temperature change in Northwest and Central India over the next 48 hours. After that, the temperature may rise by two to four degrees Celsius.
Meanwhile, between May 20 and 23, a heatwave warning has been issued for southern Uttar Pradesh, western Rajasthan, and northern Madhya Pradesh. Moreover, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Konkan, Goa, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu will experience very high temperatures, leading to severe heat conditions.