patna: N Bihar To Witness Lightrainfall Over Next 4 Days | Patna News

PATNA: The state is likely to witness contrasting weather conditions in different parts over the next four days. While light rainfall has been predicted in north Bihar till May 18, places in south Bihar may witness maximum temperature surging up to 44 degrees C over the next four days.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) stated in its evening bulletin issued on Saturday that isolated to scattered rainfall with thunderstorm is likely in Bihar, Jharkhnad, West Bengal and Odisha over the next five days. The expected rains have been attributed to moisture laden south-westerly winds from Bay of Bengal and east-west trough running Bihar to Assam.
The Patna meteorological centre on the other hand, has predicted that light rainfall is likely at isolated parts in north Bihar till May 18.
A yellow- coloured warning has also been issued for thunderstorm with lightening at isolated places in West Champaran, East Champaran, Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Madhubani, Supaul, Araria, Kishanganj and Purnia on Sunday and Monday.
Kamini Kumar, an official at Patna meteorological centre said light to moderate rainfall occurred at several places in north Bihar in the last 24 hours. “Moist southerly and south-westerly winds are blowing at majority of places in the state at an average speed of 8 to 10kmph. As a result, district adjacent to Terai region in north Bihar may witness thunderstorm with light to moderate showers over the next 24 to 48 hours,” she said.
With regard to the temperature conditions, the Patna meteorological centre has predicted that the maximum temperature is likely to be in the range of 42-44 degrees C in south-western parts of the state on Sunday and Monday. It is likely to be in the range of 40-42 degrees C in south-central districts, including Patna, Gaya, Nalanda and Shikhpura among others, over the next two days.
The rest places are likely to witness maximum temperature in the range of 36-40 degrees C over the next two days.
Meanwhile, the IMD stated on Saturday evening that southwest monsoon is likely to advance into south Andaman Sea, Nicobar islands and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal during next 48 hours.

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