A trough or wind discontinuity persists over South Peninsular India, bringing isolated, light to moderate rainfall and lightning over Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka during the next four days and over Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on Sunday, March 27. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast isolated heavy rains over Kerala on Sunday.
A cyclonic circulation lies over northeastern India and resultant southwesterly winds bring substantial moisture over the region for the next five days. Isolated to scattered rain with lightning is expected across northeastern states in this period.
A feeble Western Disturbance is likely to affect Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from Monday to Thursday.
Dry weather will prevail over other areas of India. Heat Wave conditions are likely over isolated places of Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat on Sunday, over West Rajasthan from Sunday to Thursday, over south Haryana, interior Maharashtra and West Madhya Pradesh from Monday to Thursday, and over south Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.
Maximum temperatures are likely to remain higher than normal over northwest India and near-normal or slightly cooler over eastern India in this period. Minimum temperatures are higher than normal across India over the next five days.
Strong surface winds of 25-30 kmph are very likely over Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, and over north Rajasthan on Monday and Tuesday.