Weather Warning during next 5 days


  • 08 March (Day 1): Thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm & gusty winds likely over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning & gusty winds at isolated places very likely over Punjab, north Haryana, north Rajasthan, Assam & Meghalaya, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Interior Tamilnadu. Heat wave conditions at some parts very likely over interior Tamilnadu and at one or two places over Rayalaseema
  • 09 March (Day 2): Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning & gusty winds at isolated places very likely over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and interior Tamilnadu.
  • 10 March (Day 3): Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning & gusty winds at isolated places likely over Kerala
  • 11 March (Day 4): Thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm, lightning & gusty winds likely over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi. Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning & gusty winds likely over north Rajasthan.
  • 12 March (Day 5): No weather warning.

  • Weather Outlook for subsequent 2 days from 13th to 15th March 2019
  • Isolated to scattered rain/snow likely over Western Himalayan Region
  • Isolated rain/thundershowers likely over Uttar Pradesh, south peninsula, east and northeast India.
  • Dry weather likely over the rest of the country.

  • Salient Advisories
  • As thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm, lightning & gusty winds likely over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi on 11th , thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm & gusty winds likely over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on 8th , thunderstorm accompanied with lightning & gusty winds at isolated places very likely over Punjab, north Haryana on 8th, over north Rajasthan on 8th and 11th March, use hail net for orchard crops to protect from mechanical damage and provide mechanical 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.

  • As thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds at isolated places very likely over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Interior Tamilnadu on 8th and 9th, over Kerala from 8th to 10th March, provide mechanical support to young fruit plants, banana and staking in vegetables to prevent the crops from lodging due to strong winds. Undertake propping in sugarcane.

  • As rain/snow likely at most places over Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on 11th, at many places over Uttarakhand on 11th March, avoid irrigation, intercultural operation and application of plant protection measures and fertilizers to the standing crops.

  • As rain/snow likely at most places over Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on 11th, at many places over Uttarakhand on 11th March, avoid irrigation, intercultural operation and application of plant protection measures and fertilizers to the standing crops.

  • In Middle Gujarat, undertake sowing of sesame. Continue harvesting of matured mustard and castor capsules. In North Gujarat, undertake land preparation for sowing of summer groundnut (G.G.-2 or T.G.-37), pearl millet (GHB-526 and GHB-558) and sesame (Gujarat Til 3) crops. In Central Bramhaputra Valley of Assam, continue land preparation for sowing of Capsularis jute and undertake harvesting of matured rapeseed-mustard at the earliest.

  • In Cauvery Delta Zone of Tamil Nadu, as mainly dry weather condition is expected in the next five days, continue harvesting of matured Samba/Thaladi rice. Continue harvesting of normal sown early varieties of mustard and matured gram and lentil crops in Chhattisgarh. Continue harvesting of matured Sorghum, Gram, Safflower crops in clear weather in Punjab


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