New Delhi: A new low pressure system is being formed over the Bay of Bengal merely two weeks after super cyclone Amphan hit Eastern India, Odisha and Bangladesh. According to a report by Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the low pressure over the Bay of Bengal is expected to build up by June 10.
The latest development comes just days after cyclone Nisarga made landfall on the western coasts on June 3. The cyclone killed several people, destroyed crops and villages in the western part of India.
Dr Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of IMD’s Regional Weather Forecasting Centre, said that “the formation of low-pressure system in Bay of Bengal on June 10 and its movement towards Madhya Pradesh will bring moisture leaden easterly winds to Delhi-NCR through Uttar Pradesh”.
The IMD scientist said, “In association with this system, thunderstorm, with light rain, accompanied with gusty winds of the speed of 50-60 kmph during evening of June 11 to 13 with peak activity on June 12, would occur over Delhi-NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and east Rajasthan.”
Heavy rains in isolated places over Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand is also expected during this time. The won’t be any heat waves over these places until June 15 due to rain and cloudy weather.
Country’s capital Delhi also witnessed rain on June 5 and is expected to receive drizzle over isolated places in the city on June 6.
IMD in a statement said, “There will be a rise in maximum temperature by 2-4 degrees from June 8 to June 11, however temperature will reach up to 39-40 degrees.”