Weather Forecast for India’s Regions
In the next five days, the India Meteorological Department anticipates varying rainfall across several states, including Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Bihar, Sikkim, and West Bengal.
Monsoon Trough and Cyclonic Circulation
The monsoon trough, typically at sea level, is expected to persist northward or near the Himalayan foothills. Lower tropospheric levels show a cyclonic circulation over northeastern Uttar Pradesh and northwest Bihar, as per the latest IMD advisory.
Northwest India (August 10-14): Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall projected in Uttarakhand, northern East Uttar Pradesh, and Himachal Pradesh. Rainfall also likely in Punjab, Haryana (August 10 and 13), West Uttar Pradesh, and Jammu. Uttarakhand might witness isolated intense downpours from August 10 to 13. The rest of northwest India may experience light to moderate scattered or isolated rain.
Northeast India (First Half of the Week): Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall anticipated in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura. Later in the week, expect light to moderate widespread to widespread rainfall.
East India (August 10-16): Sikkim, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and northern Bihar could see light to moderately heavy rainfall. Notably, significant rainfall predicted for Gangetic West Bengal on August 12. Isolated intense downpours likely in Sikkim and northern Bihar from August 10 to 13. Northwest India expected to have light to moderate scattered or fairly widespread rainfall.
Central, West, and South Peninsular India: These regions anticipate sporadic, light to moderate rainfall throughout the week, with limited continuous precipitation.