UP: Rain, thunderstorm likely in the next one hour, says IMD

Lucknow: Moderate thunderstorm and lightning accompanied by rain are likely to occur during the next one hour in, over select areas in Uttar Pradesh, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) confirmed on Tuesday.

The IMD said Baghpat, Meerut, Hapur, Amroha, Muzaffarnagar, Lalitpur, Unnao, Hardoi, Sitapur, Lucknow, Raebareli and adjoining areas are likely to witness light spells of rain, thus keep temperatures under control.

In Himachal Pradesh, Una, Bilaspur, Kangra, Hamirpur, Mandi, Solan, Sirmaur and Shimla are likely to witness a change in weather.

“The cyclonic circulation over northern parts of East Uttar Pradesh and neighbourhood extending up to 0.9 km above mean sea level persists,” stated IMD.

According to Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency, “Southeasterly winds from the Bay of Bengal would affect the eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh. Hence, on April 16, the intensity of rains will be light to moderate over West Uttar Pradesh and light in eastern parts.”