Forecast for rainfall in next 48 hrs, at;

East: Would occur at many places in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura; would occur at a few places in West Bengal and Sikkim, Orissa, Jharkhand; would occur at isolated places in Bihar.

North: Would occur at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir; may occur at a few places in east Uttar Pradesh; would occur at isolated places in west Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan; may occur at isolated places in Uttarakhand, Haryana and Punjab.

Central: Would occur at isolated places in Chattisgarh; may occur at isolated places in east Madhya Pradesh; could occur at isolated places in Vidarbha, mainly dry weather would prevail in west Madhya Pradesh.

Peninsula: Would occur at isolated places in coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, coastal Tamil Nadu, coastal and north interior Karnataka, Kerala; could occur at isolated places in Konkan and Goa , Marathwada, mainly dry weather would prevail in Gujarat State, Madhya Maharashtra, Rayalaseema, interior Tamil Nadu, south interior Karnataka.

Islands: Would occur at many places in Andaman and Nicobar; would occur at isolated places in Lakshadweep.

Temperatures recorded in four metropolitan centres were:

Kolkata max. 35 (—1) degrees Celsius, min. 23 (—3) degrees Celsius.

New Delhi max. 43 (+3) degrees Celsius, min. 31 (+5) degrees Celsius.

Chennai max. 38 (+1) degrees Celsius, min. 29 (+1) degrees Celsius.

Mumbai max. 35 (+2) degrees Celsius, min. 28 (+1) degrees Celsius.

A trough/wind discontinuity at 0.9 km a.s.i. runs from Vidarbha to Rayalaseema through Marathwada, Telangana and north interior Karnataka. A cyclonic circulation extending up to 0.9 km a.s.i. lies over east Uttar Pradesh and neighbourhood. A cyclonic circulation extending up to 2.1 km a.s.i. lies over Assam and Meghalaya and neighbourhood. The western disturbance as an upper air system extending up to 4.5 km a.s.i. over Jammu and Kashmir and neighbourhood persists.

The induced cyclonic circulation over west Rajasthan and neighbourhood persists and now extends up to 2.1 km a.s.i. above two systems are likely to move east-northeastwards.

Heat wave conditions prevailed in west Uttar Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha; some parts of Bihar, east Uttar Pradesh, west Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat State, Chattisgarh and of coastal Andhra Pradesh and at isolated places in coastal Orissa, Jharkhand, Haryana, east Rajasthan, north Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Telagana and of Rayalaseema.