Weather News: As per Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy to very heavy falls are very likely to continue over Northeast India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim till 27 August.
Rainfall will reduce after Friday with isolated heavy rainfall over the region. The weather department also said that there will be fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls to continue over Uttarakhand till 29 August.
Bihar and east UP are also expected to receive isolated heavy rainfall till 27 August. As per weather forecast, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy rainfall is likely over Tamil Nadu during the next 5 days and over Kerala and Mahe on 27th-29th August.
Also, the formation of a cyclonic circulation over northwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal on 27th August is quite likely.
The eastern end of the monsoon trough is likely to shift southwards from 27th August.
The western end is also likely to start shifting southwards from 29 Aug.
There are chances of strong southerly/south-westerly winds from the Bay of Bengal to the northeast to prevail till 26th August.
Furthermore, there will be more heat extremes henceforth, while cold extremes will decrease relatively.
These weather patterns will continue over the coming decades, for the Indian subcontinent, IPCC report states.
It also mentions the presence of aerosols and particulate matter that have influenced rainfall events in the Indian subcontinent.
Therefore, a disturbed monsoon cycle and weather systems will continue to prevail despite our efforts towards curbing carbon emissions.
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