Weather Forecast: Dense clouds will be accompanied by thunder, IMD warns of rain in these states for the next 4 days

New Delhi: Are you feeling the unexpected chill in March, even in North India? You’re not alone! Unseasonal weather patterns have gripped the region, with rain and snowfall persisting in the hills and a noticeable nip in the morning and evening air. But fret not, sunshine is on the horizon!

This informative article delves deep into the current weather conditions and upcoming forecast for North India, including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, and Odisha.

Lingering Winter Chill in North India

While March is typically associated with pleasant weather, many parts of North India are experiencing a continuation of winter-like conditions. The mornings and evenings are noticeably cooler, with some areas even reporting light rain and snowfall in the hills.

This unexpected dip in temperatures can be attributed to the rapidly changing weather patterns across the country. The good news? Relief is on the way!

Weather Forecast for North India

Here’s a breakdown of the expected weather conditions for key North Indian states:

  • Uttar Pradesh: Sunshine will dominate Eastern UP from March 11th to 13th. However, be prepared for a sudden switch as evenings approach, with a possibility of light rain on March 12th and 13th.

  • Delhi: The capital city is expected to experience a gradual rise in temperature, although mornings and evenings might still feel a bit chilly. Strong winds are predicted for March 9th, followed by a renewed increase in heat from March 11th onwards.

  • Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttarakhand: Light rain with thunder and lightning is forecast for these Himalayan states throughout the coming week. There’s a chance of sporadic light rain and snowfall in Ladakh as well. Strong winds are also expected on March 9th and 10th across the plains of northwest India (excluding Rajasthan). These winds might bring back a temporary feeling of cold.

  • Punjab: Scattered rain is predicted for March 12th and 13th.

  • Odisha: Light rain is expected on March 7th and 9th.

Important Information for Travellers and Residents

  • Himachal Pradesh: Be cautious as the Meteorological Department has issued an alert for thunderstorms and lightning between March 11th and 13th.

  • General: Carry light woollens or jackets for the mornings and evenings, especially in hilly areas.