The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that moderate thunderstorm accompanied with lightning at isolated places is very likely over Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, UP, East Rajasthan, MP, Tamil Nadu, and coastal Andhra Pradesh during the next 12 hours.
Likewise, it added that widespread rainfall with isolated extremely heavy falls is very likely over east Madhya Pradesh on August 27 and 28 and over Chhattisgarh and Vidarbha on August 27.
While some parts of the city have already started experiencing light rain, some of the cities will start receiving rainfall, as per the prediction made by IMD.
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The IMD stated that the monsoon trough (line of low pressure) is active and lying south of its normal position. The monsoon is likely to remain active for the next two or three days, the IMD said. Also, there is an addition of convergence of lower-level south-westerly winds from the Arabian Sea over north-west India till August 28.