Saturday, April 13, 2024

Weather forecast from Saturday 13th to Tuesday 16th April - Active pre-monsoon thunderstorm activity across the country


The ongoing rain/thundery activity in Marathwada, Vidarbha and Madhya Pradesh will continue till Saturday 13th April. Temperatures are expected to rise from Sunday 14th April.

Mumbai: Hot and humid weather, typical April like Summer.
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 Days will be around 33-34C, nights around 24-25C. 
Weather to get hotter from Monday 15th April, with max temperature rising to around 35-37C for most of Mumbai and 39-42C across Thane district. 
Some thundery activity is possible on Monday 15th April for eastern outer townships in Thane/Raigad districts. 

Pune: No major change in the weather for the weekend, with hot days around 39C and nights slightly better around 20C. Some patchy clouds may develop in the afternoon/evening due to slight increase in humidity. 
However, Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th April could see some pre-monsoon thunderstorms in/around Pune city, which can provide some relief from the ongoing heat. But, nights can get warmer to 22-24C.

Forecasted near-surface winds for Monday. Thunderstorm formation is possible along the Line of Wind Discontinuity near Western Ghats.


Madhya Maharashtra regions of Pune, Nashik, Satara, Kolhapur, Ahilyanagar, Dhule, Jalgaon can get rain/thunderstorms in few areas (not well distributed).

An active Western Disturbance will affect the country from Saturday 13th April.

Rain/thunderstorms expected in Western Himalayas (Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand) with snow in higher elevations. 

Dust storms followed by Rain/thunderstorms likely in areas of Rajasthan Punjab, Haryana, Delhi NCR. Some places may get hail.

Forecasted winds at 700 hPa on Sunday - lot of moisture transport from Arabian Sea.


Gujarat: Some rain/thunderstorms with gusty winds also expected in parts of Saurashtra and Kutch regions (Bhuj, Rajkot, Junagadh). Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar region could get some rain on Sunday 14th April. Hail is also possible in few areas.

The WD effect will shift eastwards, with states like Sikkim, sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh and most of northeastern states seeing increase in precipitation from Sunday 14th to Tuesday 16th April. Assam may get some strong thunderstorms during 15th-16th. 

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