IMD Weather Alert! Temperature to Drop in North India

Snowfall, Rainfall Likely in Many States


Over the next 48 hours, northwest India’s lowest temperatures won’t vary much from one another, but the following week will see a 2-3 degree Celsius drop in temperatures.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Western Himalayan Region will experience widespread mild to moderate rainfall and snowfall over the next few days. Temperatures in North Indian states are also expected to drop a few degrees, according to the weather agency.

Some southern states may experience heavy rain on Sunday; however, the rain is expected to decrease after that. See the full forecast here:


On November 15 and 16, heavy rain, snow, thunderstorms, and lightning are expected over Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.

The lowest temperatures in most of northwest India will not vary significantly over the next 48 hours, but temperatures will drop by 2-3 degrees Celsius. Minimum temperatures in several locations in central India will gradually fall by 2-4 °C over the next 5 days.

Heavy Rainfall:

Heavy rains are expected in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, Kerala, south Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, and Lakshadweep on November 13, followed by a sharp decline in rainfall activity.

Minimum temperatures in New Delhi should remain around 16°C until Wednesday, then gradually drop to 12-13°C by Saturday. During this time, mist or fog are likely to add to the chill. From Wednesday to Sunday, maximum temperatures in the capital will range between 27 and 28 degrees Celsius (November 16-20).


Significant rainfall is expected in secluded areas of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on November 15 and 16.

Squally weather (wind speed 40-45 kmph with gusts to 55 kmph) is expected to prevail across the southern Andaman Sea and the adjacent Southeast Bay of Bengal on November 16 and 17, respectively. It is not advised that fishermen enter these areas.

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