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Rain, snow predicted in J-K, Himachal, Uttarkhand

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The northern parts of the country are in for another cold spell with the office predicting "a fairly widespread to widespread" rain or snow over and from Wednesday till Friday and over Uttarakhand for two days from Thursday.

It has warned of "very likely" thunderstorms, accompanied with isolated hailstorm, in and on February 13 and 14.

There is also warning of "heavy rain or snow" at isolated places in the two states.

The met office also said that "fairly widespread to widespread, light to moderate rain or thundershowers" would occur over Punjab, and Chandigarh from Wednesday for the next two days. There is also warning of heavy rain at isolated places over and north on February 14.

Scattered to fairly widespread rain or thundershowers would occur over west on February 14 and over entire the next day. Isolated to scattered rain or thundershowers would occur over on Thursday.

"Thunderstorm accompanied with isolated hailstorm is very likely over Punjab, Haryana, north on February 13-14 and over on February 14 and 15.

"Gusty winds of the order of 30-40 kmph are most likely to prevail over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi/NCR, Uttar Pradesh and North-on February 14," a release from said.

It said the night temperatures are likely to increase by 2 to 3 degrees Celsius over northwest during next three days and fall by a few degrees after February 15.

In and the National Capital Region, it said that cloudy conditions with light rain or thunderstorm likely to occur from night of February 13 for the next two days.

"Light rain/thundershowers accompanied with strong surface winds (30-40 kmph) and hailstorm at isolated places is most likely to occur over Delhi/on February 14," it said.



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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 23:40 IST