Monsoon axis slides South and is running thru Rajasthan, North MP and Jharkhand...Hence NW winds prevalent North of the axis. Anti-Cyclone at 850 hpa takes grip over Sindh, and expected to widen its grip Westwards next 2 days.
Hastens up Monsoon Withdrawal ..? Lets wait and see....meanwhile, this will surely "rev" up the Gujarat and Interior Maharashtra thunderstorms..on schedule for Friday as mentioned below in Yesterday's post..
Abhijit has put up pics of Thundery Developments in Pune..See Inter Active Page..
Parameters on the Wednesday evening chart coincide with the withdrawal of the SW Monsoon from complete Sindh region of Pakistan.
Setting the tone, the SWM is likely to retreat from rest of Pakistan and Western Rajasthan in the next 2 days, that is by Saturday, 22nd, evening.
Thursday, 20th/Friday, 21st:
Heavy thundershowers on the increase in all regions of interior Maharastra, i.e. Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidharbha.
Pune, Satara, Sangli, Nasik and ghat staions can possibly get thundershowers Friday.
Nagpur can get convective rains.
N.I.Karnataka will also get isolated thundershowers in some pockets. Northern AP can get thundershowers, with likely rain in Hyderabad.
Very light rainfall, with thunder, likely in few districts of Saurashtra. Surat and Bharuch districts can get a stray thundershower on Friday evening.
NW India, and Delhi NCR will be clear and dry, with days reaching 34c, and night around 24c. SW Monsoon has not withdrawn from NCR and may retreat middle of next week.
Thursday: Warm Day, with day temperature touching 32c. Night will be 25c on Thursday morning. Sunny, getting cloudy post noon. Thunder clouds will be forming around 50-70 kms in SE/E/Ne of Mumbai.
Friday: Early morning clouds may precipitate light showers in some parts. Clearing soon by morning itself. Hot day at 32/33c, with thunderclouds forming about 40-50 kms SE/E/NE of Mumbai. Thunderstorm in townships in these areas.
A thundercell may drift towards Mumbai bringing some brief showers in some Northern/Eastern suburbs.
Thursday: Warm day at 30c, and nights around 19/20c. Thursday will see thundery developments by evening.
Friday evening may see a thundershower in some parts.
Posted Wednesday@ 10.30pm