Weather Warning during next 5 days


  • 15 February (Day 1): Thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm, lightning and gusty winds at isolated places very likely over Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, East Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh. ♦ Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds at isolated places very likely over Bihar, West Bengal & Sikkim and InteriorOdisha. ♦ Dense fog at isolated places in the morning hours very likely over Coastal Odisha, North Rajasthan andPunjab.
  • 16 February (Day 2): Thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm, lightning and gusty winds at isolated places very likely over Odisha and Chhattisgarh. ♦ Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds at isolated places very likely over Bihar, Jharkhand, south Kerala, Interior Tamilnadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya and West Bengal &Sikkim.
  • 17 February (Day 3): Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds and lightning at isolated places very likely over south Tamilnadu, south Kerala, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam & Meghalaya.
  • 18 February (Day 4): Thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm and gusty winds at isolated places likely over Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.
  • 19 February (Day 5): Heavy rain/snow at isolated places likely over Jammu & Kashmir and HimachalPradesh. Thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm and gusty winds at isolated places likely over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand.

  • Weather Outlook for subsequent 2 days from 20th to 22ndFebruary2019
  • Widespread rain/snow with isolated heavy to very heavy falls likely over western Himalayan region.
  • Isolated to Scattered rain/thundershowers likely over plains of northwest and central India and isolated rain/thundershowers over northeast India and south peninsular India and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  • Dry weather likely over the rest of the country.

  • Salient Advisories
  • As thunderstorm accompanied with hail storm, lightning and gusty winds at isolated places very likely over Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on 18th& 19th and over Uttarakhand on 19th February, over East Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Vidarbha on 15th, over Chhattisgarh on 15th& 16th and overOdisha on 16th& 17thFebruary,use hail net for orchard crops to protect from mechanical damage and provide support to young fruit plants and staking in vegetables to prevent the crops from lodging due to strong winds. Keep harvested produce at safer places.Keep cattle indoors during thunderstorm/hailstorm period.

  • As thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds and lightning at isolated places very likely over Assam & Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh on 16th& 17thand over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura on 17th, over Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal & Sikkim on 17th, over Interior Tamilnadu on 16th, over south Tamilnadu on 17th and over south Kerala on 16th& 17th February, provide mechanical support to young fruit plants, staking in vegetables and propping in sugarcane to prevent the crops from lodging due to strong winds. Keep harvested produce at safer places.Keep the cattle in sheds during thunderstorm period.

  • As rain/snow likely atmost places over Jammu & Kashmir on 18th& 19th, at many places over Himachal Pradesh and over Uttarakhand on15th, 18th& 19th, along with heavy rain/snow over Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on 19thFebruary, avoid irrigation, intercultural operation and application of plant protection measures and fertilizers to the standing crops. Provide adequate drainage in standing crops in Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

  • As rain/ thundershowers likely to occur at most places over Arunachal Pradesh on 16thand 17th, at many places over Assam & Meghalaya on 17thFebruary, avoid irrigation, intercultural operation and application of plant protection measures and fertilizers to the standing crops.

  • As dense fog in isolated pockets very likely over Punjab and north Rajasthan on 15th February, monitor the standing crops for incidence and spread of pest and diseases, potato, tomato and onion crops forearly/late blight disease. If symptoms are noticed, undertake appropriate plant protection measures.


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