Sunday, April 06, 2014

High temperature readings in Karnataka...Review till 3rd April 2014...

Panambur : 37.4c   17th March 2014   highest in March in 5 years
Bellary:       41.0c   30th March 2014   Highest for March in 7 years
Belgaum:    37.8c   30th March 2014   Highest in March in 9 years
Chitradurga:38.0c   31st March 2014   Highest in March in 9 years

Posted Tuesday Night:

Bangalore daytime temperatures has been hovering around the 35/36c mark since mid March.

Last 1 Month,5th March-5th April,  the temperatures in Bangalore are 0.8c above normal (average between day and night).

The record highest ever for March is 37.3c recorded on 29th March 1996. The highest ever for Bangalore is 38.9c, recorded on 22nd May 1933.
The airport highest in March is however is 36.6c recorded in 1959.

Posted on Monday , 7th April Night:
* We continue this article from the paragraph marked * in green in yesterday's post below (in this slot):

The LWD forecasted for Monday has formed, and runs from Vidharbh thru Marathwada and South Madhya Maharashtra into N.I. Karnataka. 

Mumbai was cloudy on Monday. Light drizzles were experienced in the Eastern Outer townships. Colaba saw a high of 29c, Scruz 31.3c and vagaries 29.4c on Monday.

Cloudy weather also prevailed in North Konkan and Madhya Maharashtra and North Karnataka.

Belgaum, Panchgani and parts of Satara ( 0.9 mm) and Kolhapur ( .1 mm)regions received sporadic showers, as expected on Monday.
Now, let us see if the embedded UAC forms in the Western Vidharbh/Marathwada region.

Karachi high was 36c on Monday...and lowest humidity was 4% !!  so, the heat index was at 32c.....but , very hot indeed !
Posted Sunday Night 6 th April:Current Weather and expected Weather for 7th, 8th and 9th April:

Western Distrubance A-2 is active over Upper Sindh and Northern Pakistan regions on Sunday 6th April. Good precipitation is witnessed in Pakistan Punjab
(Pic sent by Waqas from Gujarat City in Pak Punjab. 10 mms were recorded there). 
Amongst the heavy falls: Chirat 46 mms, Joharabad 45 mms, Bannu 41 mms, Dir 35 mms,

As A-2 has an induced Low over the plains , we can expect the precipitation to move into India , the North west , on Sunday night and into Monday.
Pic from Malout Punjab sent by Sukhwinder
Thunder showers can be expected in Kashmir, HP, Punjab and Haryana, North Rajasthan and Delhi on Monday.

Delh NCR will be cloudy at times and showers expected on Monday.

Rainfall decreases in Pakistan Northern regions on Monday, with skies clearing in Islamabad on Monday.Though Islamabad was cloudy at 27c today and had light drizzles, it can expect around 10-15 mms on Sunday night. Monday will be around 28/29c, with sky clearing by evening.
Nawabshah was hot at 39c, hottest in Pakistan, and will remain around 39c, touching 40/41c in a few days.

On Sunday 6th, Southern Maharashtra was cloudy, with light rainfall in some parts. Kolhapur measured 4 mms till Sunday evening.
South Konkan and adjoining Southern Maharashtra wil be cloudy on Monday and Tuesday, with an odd thunder cell popping up around the Satara/Kolhapur or Solapur regions. 
Monday/ Tuesday, Belgaum amd Goa will be cloudy with rains in the vicinity.

*A LWD will run through the Maharastra and Interior Karnataka region on Monday 7th through Wednesday 9th. Am embedded UAC could form over the Eastern Vidharbh/Marathwada region on Monday/Tuesday.The Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada and Western Vidharbh will be cloudy with sparse rainfall in some pockets next 2 days. N.I. Karnataka will be cloudy with the odd shower in some parts.
The UAC may descend to form a weak Low , and move Eastwards. We can see some cooling showers in the baking hot coastal AP and Coastal Odisha regions on Wednesday. Windy along East coast.

Monday 7th, Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th:
Delhi NCR, with chance of a shower on Monday,will not still go full steam, and hovers around 35/36c next 3 days. 
Kolkata, hot at 39c, and 27c at night. Could be lucky if a thunder cell developing around the vicinity moves over the city.
Surat will be sunny and warm at 36/37c.
Bangalore, the long wait for relief from heat continues. City will be warm around 35/36c, with few passing clouds. Humid.
Hyderabad sunny and touching 40c. And Raipur rising to 42/43c.

Mumbai..From an Upper air trough, Sunday was a cloudy day in Mumbai, of couse high medium clouds, trough will move inland and merge with the LWD.

 Resultantly, it lowered the day temperature to  32c. Clouds giving way to clear skies from Monday afternoon. So, Next 3 days till Thursday will be sunny and humid. Days, will be around 33/34c, but with humidity the real feel will be around  36/37 c. Nights start getting warmer from the current 24c levels.
Pune stays cloudy on Monday, but clears from Tuesday. Days will hover around 37/38c. Pleasant nights at 19/20c.

Keep a Watch on TS "Peipah"..Pushing to be Cat 1 ...!

MW Series starts this year as Usual on 10th April....highlight on TS Ivanoe and Fast warming of Sub surface sea temperatures (read up the El Nino article on blog last week),
The Opposition of Mars...Mars is Getting Closer to us...Earth and Mars are converging for a close encounter on the 14th of April....see article and Video..on Space News Page


Abhijit Modak said...

Pune min temp higher than Mumbai as overcast conditions in Pune !! Pune min 24.3c & Mumbai 23.6c today..

Even eastern towns had higher min temp than Mumbai !! Thane & Badlapur min 24.5c & Karjat min 24.2c today..

Badlapur had light drizzles in early morning today..

Unknown said...

Dombivili had Thick drop drizzles around 9:15 pm.

Abhijit Modak said...

Today for 2nd day Pune min temp continues to be higher than Mumbai as overcast conditions with spotty drizzles in Pune dist !! Pune min
24.2c & Mumbai 23.8c today..

Even eastern towns having higher min temp than Mumbai for 2nd day today!! Thane 25.2c, Badlapur min 24.8c & Karjat min 24.5c today..

Had very light drizzle in early morning in Badlapur - Matheran belt..

Rajesh K said...

Bangalore is cloudy today chances of rain...

Rajesh K said...

Climate has changed a lot in Bangalore..Data shows it clearly..March and April are not at all comfortable now a days

Vijayanand said...

Humidity is up to 80% in bangalore. Yesterday mangalore city and udupi received heavy rains for 1 hour in the evening. Hope the rains move east towards bangalore.

Abhijit Modak said...

Bangalore city recorded 9 mm rainfall till 8.30pm today & temp drops to 20.4c at 8.30pm today.

Ron said...

Eagerly waiting monsoon watch series.. :)

Rajesh K said...

Feels like being in Bangalore today...however some parts did not get rain...

Nagpur Downpour.... Cloudburst on 23rd between 2.30 am -3.30 am...98.5 mms a t city AWS Railway station 24 hr Rainfall till 8.30am of 23-9-2...