Severe Weather Forecaster
Terminal 1D,New Delhi Airport
The anticipated Western Disturbance finally became active on 20th May 2011 ( Fri) in North India
Hilly regions of Himachal Pradesh had reports of Rainfall and there was a strong thunderstorm last night in Ludhiana where I was.
Massive Hailstorm was reported yesterday in Ludhiana with hails over 1" in diameter accompanied by heavy rains and strong gusts!
There was a massive water accumulation near the Chandigarh Road ( Ahead of Samrala Chowk) as seen today morning due to heavy rains of previous night
The weather was very pleasant today in New Delhi as the temperatures continued to settle around 30C with Thunderstorms and Rainfall many times during the day
At 0500PM IST, There was a massive dust storm at the IGI runway which instantaneously dropped Runway visibility.
Situation as on 07PM IST-
Right now, a band of thunderstorms are heading towards Northern plains ( Particularly areas of Punjab,Haryana,Eastern Uttar Pradesh,West Bengal
Heavy rains,lightning can be expected with strong winds in UP,WB
THREAT FOR STRONG LIGHTNING AND HAILSTORMS PERSISTS IN PUNJAB,HARYANA AND NCR TILL TOMORROW MORNING