Weather Warning during next 5 days


  • 21 September (Day 1): Heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Vidarbha, Heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over East Madhya Pradesh, Marathwada, Chhattisgarh, and Telangana and heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Madhya Pradesh, Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, North Interior Karnataka. Thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand; thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Assam & Meghalaya and East Uttar Pradesh.Rough to very rough sea conditions are very likely over north Bay of Bengal and along & off West Bengal-Odisha coasts. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas during next 12 hours.
  • 22 September (Day 2): Heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Uttarakhand, East Rajasthan,West Madhya Pradesh and Madhya Maharashtra and heavy rain at isolated places likely over West Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, West Rajasthan, Gujarat Region, Konkan & Goa and Vidarbha.Thunderstorm accompanied with Hailstorm very likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir.
  • 23 September (Day 3): Heavy to very heavy rain at a few places with extremely heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Himachal Pradesh; heavy rain at a few places with very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Uttarakhand and Punjab and heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over West Uttar Pradesh,Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi.East Rajasthan and heavy rain at isolated places likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, West Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh and Tamilnadu. Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Tamilnadu.
  • 24 September (Day 4): Heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy rain at isolated places likely over Uttarakhand; heavy rain at a few places with very heavy rain at isolated places likely over Himachal Pradesh; heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places likely over West Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi and heavy rain at isolated likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, East Rajasthan and Tamilnadu.Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning likely at isolated places over Tamilnadu and Rayalaseema.
  • 25 September (Day 5): Heavy rain at isolated places likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, South Interior Karnataka, Kerala and Tamilnadu.Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning likely at isolated places over Rayalaseema.

  • Weather Outlook for subsequent 2 days from 26th to 28th September 2018
  • Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall likely over Northeast India and south western parts of peninsular India and scattered to fairly widespread rainfall over central and adjoining parts of interior peninsula and East India.
  • Isolated rainfall likely over the rest of the country except over parts of Northwest India where dry weather is likely to prevail.

  • Salient Advisories
  • The deep Depression over south Odisha & neighbourhood moved further westnorthwestwards during past six hours and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 21st September, 2018 over Interior Odisha & adjoining Chhattisgarh near latitude 20.5°N and longitude 82.5°E, about 120 km eastsoutheast of Raipur (Chhattisgarh) and about 80 km west of Titlagarh (Odisha). It is very likely to continue to move westnorthwestwards and weaken gradually into a Depression during next 12 hours.

  • Rough to very rough sea conditions are very likely over north Bay of Bengal and along & off West Bengal- Odisha coasts on 21st September. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas during next 12 hours.

  • As thunderstorm accompanied with lightning over Tamilnadu on 23rd and over Rayalaseema on 25th September, provide support to young fruit plants, staking in vegetables and undertake propping in sugarcane to prevent the crops to prevent the crops from lodging due to strong winds. Keep the cattle indoor during thunderstorm period.

  • As thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm very likely over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on 21st, over Jammu & Kashmir on 22nd, thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely over East Uttar Pradesh on 21st September, provide support to young fruit plants and staking in vegetables to prevent the crops from lodging due to strong winds. Use hail net for orchard crops to protect from mechanical damage in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Keep harvested produce at safer places.

  • As rain/thundershowers likely at most places over Marathwada on 21st, at most/many places over Vidarbha on 21st and 22nd, at many places over Konkan & Goa and Madhya Maharashtra on 21st and 22nd, over Gujarat Region on 22nd and 23rd along with heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Vidarbha on 21st, heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Marathwada on 21st, over Madhya Maharashtra on 22nd, heavy rain at isolated places likely over Konkan & Goa on 21st and 22nd over Madhya Maharashtra on 21st, over Gujarat Region and Vidarbha on 22nd September, rain/thundershowers likely at most places over Chhattisgarh on 21st, at most/many places over West Madhya Pradesh from 21st to 23rd, over East Madhya Pradesh on 21st and 22nd along with heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over East Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh on 21st, over West Madhya Pradesh on 22nd, heavy rain at isolated places likely over West Madhya Pradesh on 21st and 23rd September, avoid irrigation, intercultural operation and application of plant protection measures and fertilizers to the standing crops. Provide adequate drainage in standing crop fields to avoid water stagnation.

  • As rain/thundershowers likely at many places over North Interior Karnataka on 21st and 22nd, over South Interior Karnataka on 21st and 25th, over Kerala on 25th, over Coastal Karnataka on 21st and over Tamil Nadu & Puducherry on 24th along with heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Telangana on 21st, heavy rain at isolated places over Tamil Nadu from 23rd to 25th, over North Interior Karnataka on 21st, over South Interior Karnataka and Kerala on 25th September, avoid irrigation, intercultural operation and application of plant protection measures and fertilizers to the standing crops. Provide adequate drainage in standing crop fields to avoid water stagnation.

  • As rain/thundershowers likelyat most/many places over Odisha on 21st & 24th, at many places over SubHimalayan West Bengal & Sikkim during the period and over Andaman & Nicobar islands on 23rd September along with heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand on 21st September, at many places over Assam & Meghalaya during the period, over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura on 22nd and 25th, over Arunachal Pradesh from 22nd to 25th along with heavy rain at isolated places likley over Arunachal Pradesh from 23rd to 25th, over Assam & Meghalaya on 24th and 25th September, avoid irrigation, intercultural operation and application of plant protection measures and fertilizers to the standing crops. Provide adequate drainage in standing crop fields to avoid water stagnation.

  • As rain/thundershowers likely at most/many places over Uttarakhand during the period, over Himachal Pradesh and West Uttar Pradesh from 22nd to 25th, over Punjab, East Rajasthan, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi from 22nd to 24th, at many places over Jammu & Kashmir on 23rd and 24th, over East Uttar Pradesh on 21st and 22nd, over West Rajasthan on 23rd along with heavy to very heavy rain at a few places with extremely heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Himachal Pradesh on 23rd, heavy rain at a few places with very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Uttarakhand and Punjab on 23rd, over Himachal Pradesh on 24th, heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over West Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi on 23rd and 24th, over East Rajasthan on 23rd, heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy rain at isolated places likely over Uttarakhand on 24th, heavy rain at isolated places likely over West Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Himachal Pradesh on 22nd, over West Rajasthan on 22nd and 23rd, over Jammu & Kashmir on 23rd and 24th, over Punjab on 22nd and 24th, over East Rajasthan on 24th September, avoid irrigation, intercultural operation and application of plant protection measures and fertilizers to the standing crops. Provide adequate drainage in standing crop fields to avoid water stagnation.

  • In Odisha, drain out excess water and maintain water level upto 5cm in rice fields. Drain out excess water from maize, groundnut and vegetable fields. To protect vegetable seedlings from rainfall, cover the nursery beds with polythene sheets.If damage is noticed in transplanted rice due to heavy rain/ flood, then adjust the plant population by transplanting clonal tillers detaching from the old clumps, wherever possible.


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