The southwest monsoon has further advanced over some more parts of Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, southwest and westcentral Bay of Bengal, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday.
As per IMD, intense spell of rainfall is likely to continue over Northeast India and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during the next five days.
Similarly, the heatwave conditions are likely to continue in isolated pockets over Northwest, Central and adjoining East India during the next three days.
Rainfall/thunderstorm forecast and warning:
Widespread light/moderate rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over Arunachal Pradesh and Assam & Meghalaya during the next 5 days.
Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim between June 8 and 11 and over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura during June 9-11.
Isolated/scattered rainfall with thunderstorm/lightning/gusty winds is very likely over Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal during the next 5 days.
Heat wave warnings:
Heat wave conditions in isolated places is very likely over Jammu Division, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana-Delhi & East Madhya Pradesh during June 7- June 9
Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and West Madhya Pradesh on June 7 and 8 and Odisha from June 8 to June 10.
As per IMD, there will be no significant change in maximum temperatures very likely over most parts of Northwest and Central India during next 3 days and gradual fall by 2-3°C thereafter. Apart from this, no significant change in maximum temperatures is likely over rest parts of the country during next 5 days, said IMD.