Central & Eastern India gears up for a rainy Valentine’s Day according to IMD

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts rain and hailstorm in several parts of north and eastern India from Feb 13 to 15

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The lovingly crafted dates with your partner this Valentine’s day may have to be put on hold as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts rainfall on February 14 in North-Central and Eastern India. This along with the latest pollution reports suggest that the weather this Valentine’s Day will probably replace the ‘love in the air’ with something less desirable. While in North India people got relief from the cold after the scorching heat of the day, the weather department has further increased the concern of the people by issuing this new update.


The rainy season is going to start in many states Monday (February 12). Along with this, there is a warning of hailstorm in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. Talking about the weather of Delhi-NCR, the maximum temperature on Monday (February 12) is likely to be 25 degrees Celsius. Along with this, rain is expected on 14th February North-eastern states. Weather in Punjab is expected to stay clear until February 14, however it is expected to see changes following February 15, with cloudy skies signalling the threat of rain.


According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the air quality index (AQI) at 9 am was 325, which falls in the 'very poor' category. According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of light to moderate rain in Central India on 12 and 13 February and in Eastern India on 13 to 15 February.


According to Skymet Weather, there is a possibility of scattered rain in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand today. Apart from this, there is a warning of hailstorm in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. Light rain is possible in East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and Odisha from February 13, while the minimum temperature in North West and Central India may increase by 2 to 3 degrees during the next 2 to 3 days.