Thunderstorm, accompanied by lightning and rainfall, will also occur  during this period of subdued monsoon activity, the bureau said.
Thunderstorm, accompanied by lightning and rainfall, will also occur during this period of subdued monsoon activity, the bureau said.

New Delhi/Bhopal: Conditions are not favourable for further advancement of southwest monsoon into remaining parts of Rajasthan, west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab during the next six-seven days, India Meteorological Department said on Monday.

The weather bureau said subdued rainfall activity is very likely to prevail over northwest and Central India during next five days. The same weather pattern will prevail over western parts of peninsular India from today.

Thunderstorm, accompanied by lightning and rainfall, will also occur over these regions during this period of subdued monsoon activity, the bureau said.

Widespread rainfall is seen over West Bengal, Sikkim, and north-eastern states during next five days, it said. The weather office sees enhanced rainfall activity all along Himalayan foothills of north Bihar, north Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand around Thursday-Friday, leading to increased inflow into rivers in these regions.

Heavy-to-very heavy rainfall is likely over Uttarakhand and Himalayan foothills of east Uttar Pradesh and Bihar while isolated heavy rainfall is also seen over Gangetic West Bengal and Bihar during the period.

The weather office forecasts widespread rainfall with isolated thunderstorm and lightning over most parts of east and adjoining Central India during the next three days.

Moderate thunderstorm, accompanied by frequent cloud to ground lightning, is very likely over east Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh during next five days, the weather bureau said.

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