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Government of India
Ministry of Earth Science
22 MAY 2021 3:56PM by PIB Delhi
Thunderstorm, lightning & squall very likely at isolated places over Andaman Nicobar Islands; lightning & gusty winds very likely at isolated places over East Rajasthan on 22nd May

According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD):

All India Impact Based Weather Warning Bulletin (Saturday 22 May 2021 Time of Issue: 1400 hours IST)

 

22 May (Day 1): ♦ Thunderstorm with lightning & squall (speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting 70 kmph) very likely at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands; with lightning & gusty winds (speed reaching 40-50 kmph) very likely at isolated places over East Rajasthan; with lightning & gusty wind (speed reaching 30-40 kmph) at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, 

Telangana, Rayalaseema and Kerala & Mahe and with lightning at isolated places over Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal and Lakshadweep.

  • Thunder squall/Dust storm (wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph) very likely at isolated places over West Rajasthan.
  • Heavy to Very Heavy Rainfall at isolated places very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Heavy Rainfall at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Rayalaseema, 

Coastal Karnataka and Kerala & Mahe.

  • Squally wind (speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph) very likely to prevail over and around Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Andaman Sea & adjoining eastcentral and southeast Bay of Bengal. Sea Conditions will be rough to very rough over Andaman Sea & adjoining eastcentral Bay of Bengal. Fishermen are advised not to

 venture into these areas.

  • Tidal waves (of height 1-2 m) very likely to inundate low lying areas of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

 

23 May (Day 2): ♦ Thunderstorm with lightning & squall (speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 70 kmph) very likely at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands; with lightning & gusty wind (speed reaching 30-40 kmph) at isolated places over West Rajasthan, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Kerala & Mahe and with lightning at isolated places over East Rajasthan, Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal and Lakshadweep.

  • Heavy Rainfall at isolated places very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Kerala & Mahe.
  • Squally wind (speed reaching 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph) very likely to prevail over eastcentral Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Andaman Sea.

Sea Conditions will be rough to very rough over Andaman Sea & adjoining eastcentral Bay of Bengal. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas.

  • Tidal waves (of height 1-2 m) very likely to inundate low lying areas of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

 

24 May (Day 3): ♦ Thunderstorm with lightning & squall (speed reaching 50-60 kmph) very likely at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands; with lightning & gusty wind (speed reaching 30-40 kmph) at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Kerala & Mahe and with lightning at isolated places over Bihar, Odisha, Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra,

 Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Coastal & South Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal and Lakshadweep.

  • Heavy Rainfall at isolated places very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Kerala & Mahe.
  • Gale wind (speed reaching 65-75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph) very likely to prevail over major parts of central Bay of Bengal; Squally wind (speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph) very likely over north Bay of Bengal and along & off Odisha-West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts. Sea Conditions will be High to Very High over major parts of central Bay of Bengal, north Bay of Bengal and along & off Odisha-West Bengal-Bangladesh coast. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas.

 

25 May (Day 4): ♦ Thunderstorm with lightning & gusty wind (speed reaching 40-50 kmph) likely at isolated places over Jharkhand; with lightning & gusty wind (speed reaching 30-40 kmph) at isolated places over Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Kerala & Mahe and with lightning at isolated places over Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Madhya Maharashtra, Coastal & South Interior Karnataka and Lakshadweep.

  • Heavy to Very Heavy Rainfall with Extremely Heavy Falls at isolated places likely over Gangetic West Bengal; Heavy to Very Heavy Rainfall at isolated places over Odisha and Kerala & Mahe and Heavy Rainfall at isolated places

 over Jharkhand, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Coastal &

 South Interior Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal.

  • Gale wind (speed reaching 65-75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph) very likely to prevail over major parts of central Bay of Bengal; Squally wind (speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph) very likely over north Bay of Bengal and along & off Odisha-West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts. Sea Conditions will be High to Very High over major parts of central Bay of Bengal, north Bay of Bengal 

and along & off Odisha-West Bengal-Bangladesh coast. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas.

 

26 May (Day 5): ♦ Thunderstorm with lightning & gusty wind (speed reaching 40-50 kmph) likely at isolated places over Bihar, Jharkhand, Sub- Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim; with lightning & gusty wind (speed reaching 30-40 kmph) at isolated places over Kerala & Mahe and with lightning at isolated places over 

ainfall at isolated places over JharkhaAssam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Karnataka and Lakshadweep.

  • Heavy to Very Heavy Rainfall at a few places with Extremely Heavy Falls at isolated places likely over Gangetic West Bengal; Heavy to Very Heavy Rainfall with Extremely Heavy Falls at isolated places over Odisha; 

Heavy to Very Heavy Rainfall at isolated places over Jharkhand, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Kerala & Mahe and Heavy Rainfall at isolated places over Bihar and Coastal & South Interior Karnataka.

  • Gale wind (speed reaching 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph) very likely over north Bay of Bengal and along & off West Bengal & adjoining Odisha- Bangladesh coasts. Sea Conditions will be High to Very High over major parts of central Bay of Bengal, north Bay of Bengal and along & off Odisha-West Bengal-Bangladesh coast. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas.

 

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SS/ RP/ (IMD input)