Sunday, May 28, 2023

Weather outlook from Sunday 28th May to Wednesday 31st May - Strong premonsoon thundery activity over NW India, SWM onset over Andaman-Nicobar!

Another strong Western Disturbance is set to affect north and northwest India. 

Moderate to strong thunderstorms are expected across most parts of Rajasthan on 28th and 29th May. 
A long traveling chain of thunderstorms/squall line is again possible from Rajasthan/Punjab into Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh across Delhi NCR. Rain may be accompanied by strong winds, lots of lightning and even hail.

Himalayan states and UTs of Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand to get rain/thunderstorms during 29th-31st May. 

Gujarat - Thunderstorms likely across Kutch, Saurashtra and Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar and Vadodara regions on 28th May. 
Parts of Saurashtra and Kutch may also get rain on 29th May. 

Maharashtra outlook:

Temperatures may increase across interior konkan, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidarbha regions. 

Westerly winds can weaken and a line of wind discontinuity (LWD) over Ghats may cause thunderstorms to develop from Monday 29th to Wednesday 31st May. 

Mumbai: Hot and humid weather, max/min around 35C/27C. Some thundery development in eastern skies and Thane/Raigad districts from 29th May. 

Interior konkan and places in Thane/Raigad districts can see max temperature again rising to 38-40C. 

Pune: Temperatures may rise and settle around 38-40C max and 23C min. Chance of thunderstorms developing in the hilly regions/Ghats in the afternoon/evening hours, can be localized and not evenly distributed.  

Satara, Kolhapur, parts of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts can get thunderstorms. 

Marathwada: Temperatures to rise to 41-42C in many districts. Some areas may get localized thundershowers. 

Vidarbha: Mainly hot and dry weather with max temperatures in the range 42-44C. Very localized thundery developments possible on 29th and 30th, but not providing relief from hot weather. 

Goa, Belgaum/Dharwad as well as coastal regions of Karnataka to also receive some thunderstorms during this period. 


Multiple rounds of strong thunderstorms over north and northwest India continue to keep the temperatures below normal. This can possibly delay the advance of the Monsoon. 

1 comment:

Pankaj said...

it seems there will be new branch of monsoon (3rd) from NorthWest . WD is unusually active this year , one by one there are string of waves from Northwest of India

Wednesday 6.30 pm IST