IMD issues thunderstorm, squall warning

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New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarkhand are likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, while parts of Rajasthan might see dust storm over the next two days, the IMD said Saturday.
Thunderstorm over these hill-states states and its subsequent effect on plains in north Indian is due to a new western disturbance from tomorrow.
Western disturbance originates in the Mediterranean Sea that brings sudden rains to northwestern parts of India.
Thunderstorm accompanied with squall with wind speed reaching 50-70 kilometres per hour are “very likely” at isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand, it said.