Forecast for the Week End, 7th/8th July :
Saturday/Sunday will see some heavy showers moving along the Northern Monsoon Trough. Showers are expected in UP, Jharkand, Delhi and moving into Punjab and Haryana.
Thunder showers are also expected on Saturday/Sunday in Pakistan Punjab. Heavy showers could be expected to lash Lahore.
However, the off shore trough remains, though not strengthening, and the West coast of India will get medium rains from South Gujarat coast to Karnataka coast.
Interior Mah, North and South interior Karnataka get light rains on the week end.
Saturday or Sunday evening Nagpur may get a thundershower. Vidharbha region could witness heavy rain in some areas.
Saturday: Partly sunny to cloudy, with some Medium/Heavy post noon showers. Rain Amount: about 25-30 mms.
Sunday: Partly Cloudy with sunny spells. A few showers in the day, heavy in some parts of city. Rain Amount: 30-35 mms.
Saturday/Sunday: Partly cloudy to cloudy. Light drizzles/rain in some parts of city. Rain Amount upto 5 mms/day. Pune seasonal total from June 1st is only 42 mms.
Delhi: Heavy Thundershowers on Friday Night and early Saturday Morning. Rain Amount 25-30 mms.
Cloudy weather on Sunday with thundershowers in parts.
Nagpur: Thundershower possible on Saturday/Sunday evening. Saturday may rain upto 25 mms.
Surat: Some early pre noon showers on Saturday. Rain Amount on Saturday: upto 25 mms.
Cloudy Sunday with light showers during the day. Rain Amount: 10-15 mms.
Bangalore: A mild thundershower possible on Saturday evening. Could get rains between 5-10 mms. Otherwise Weekend will be cloudy with light drizzle in some parts.
The SW Monsoon has moved into Parts of Saurashtra, East Rajasthan, UP and HP today, 6th July.
As the Monsoon moved into East Rajasthan, Jamwaramgarh got 90 mms, Sanganer 80 mms and Shahpura 67 mms. In its advent, Monsoon has poured over HP also. Yesterday, Kangra 152 mms and in Utteranchal, Chamoli got 180 mms, Nainital recieved 135 mms.Today Karnaprayag recieved 88 mms and Chamoli 70 mms.
Regions in the rear of the advancing monsoon recieved very heavy rainfall. Jabalpur measured 197 mms.
We had also mentioned of the Kanpur-Lucknow region to get heavy rains in vagaries' forecast on Wednesday. Kanpur recieved 148 mms, Manakpur 130 mms, Bansgaon 110 mms.
Heavy thundershowers lashed parts of Delhi today (Friday) evening (continuing at 8 pm as per report). A hazy day kept the high at 37c today. After reading 35c till 5.30 pm, the rain brought the mercury down to 24c by 6 pm.
See pic of Delhi storm sent by Rajiv (taken at 8 pm)..on Inter Active Page
Panipat,Sonepat and Rohtak are also recieving heavy rains.
The trough in the North runs From Pakistan (990 mb) Punjab thru North Rajasthan across Haryana, UP (994 mb), Jharkhand and into W.Bengal.
The Monsoon is set to advance into Delhi, Haryana and Punjab by tomorrow (Saturday).