India Meteorological Department has predicted thunderstorms across north-west India over the next 48 to 72 hours due to western disturbances. The alert include many heavy rainfall accompanied by winds.

The alert issued by Met department says thunderstorm accompanied with wind speed reaching 50-70 kmph are very likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. Heavy rain is also likely at isolated places over Tamil Nadu and Kerala, it said.

At least 60 people were killed as severe storms, followed by rain and lightning swept north, east and south India on Sunday. The deaths were reported in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The Met office said thunderstorms are expected across north-west India over the next 48 to 72 hours.


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