Low-Pressure Area Forms in the Bay of Bengal, Heavy Rainfall Expected in Northern States

Low-Pressure Area Forms in the Bay of Bengal, Heavy Rainfall Expected in Northern States

A low-pressure area has developed in the Bay of Bengal, away from the coasts of West Bengal and Odisha. Due to this weather system, there is a likelihood of its movement towards northern Odisha and southern Jharkhand in the next two days. According to senior meteorologist Atul Kumar Singh of the Regional Meteorological Center, this weather system has already brought rain and thunderstorms to several parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh since Wednesday evening.

The Regional Meteorological Center’s forecast suggests that this pattern of rainfall, thunderstorms, and lightning will continue until September 25. On September 22, some areas might experience intense rainfall, although its intensity will remain moderate.

Yellow Alert Issued for Thunderstorms and Lightning

Due to the expected rainfall and thunderstorms in several districts of Uttar Pradesh, a yellow alert has been issued by the Meteorological Department. Areas under this alert include Banda, Chitrakoot, Kaushambi, Prayagraj, Fatehpur, Pratapgarh, Sonbhadra, Mirzapur, Chandauli, Varanasi, Sant Ravidas Nagar, Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Azamgarh, Mau, Ballia, Deoria, Gorakhpur, Sant Kabir Nagar, Basti, Kushinagar, Maharajganj, Siddharthnagar, Gonda, Balrampur, Shravasti, Bahraich, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur, Hardoi, Lucknow, Barabanki, Raebareli, Amethi, Sultanpur, Ayodhya, Amroha, Moradabad, Rampur, Bareilly, Pilibhit, Shahjahanpur, Sambhal, and Badaun.

On Tuesday, Lucknow received more than 14 mm of rainfall, while Churk saw 16.8 mm and Kanpur Nagar received 21.4 mm of rain.

The weather in Lucknow continues to alternate between sunshine and clouds, with sudden heavy showers and thunderstorms. The Regional Meteorological Center suggests that local factors can sometimes trigger rainfall. Meanwhile, the low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal has created conditions favorable for thunderstorms and rainfall in the region, leading to the yellow alert.

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