India Weather Forecast (Today Feb 27): Isolated rain, thunderstorms expected over Assam, Meghalaya
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India's Weather forecast for February 27

For the rest of February 26, heavy rain or snow is possible over isolated places of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. Widespread rain or snow and thunderstorms are likely over Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. Fairly widespread rain or snow and thunderstorms are expected over Himachal Pradesh. Scattered rain or snow and thunderstorms are possible over Uttarakhand. Isolated rain or snow and thunderstorms are likely over Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. Isolated rain and thunderstorms are expected over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Punjab, and Kerala.

As every year approaches its tail-end period, the season of winter commences across India. The cold, winter conditions are especially marked in North India, particularly the Western Himalayan region, which gets adorned with picturesque snow due to consistent spells of rain, hail, and snow. Even at present, parts of Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand are all expected to experience fresh snowfall for the next 48 hours due to the presence of a western disturbance. The system's impact is likely to last until Friday, February 26, and dissipate thereafter.

Meanwhile, on February 27, fairly widespread rain or snow and thunderstorms are likely over Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. Scattered rain or snow and thunderstorms are possible over Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. Isolated rain or snow and thunderstorms are expected over Arunachal Pradesh. Isolated rain and thunderstorms are likely over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, and Punjab.

India Weather Forecast (Today Feb 27): Isolated rain, thunderstorms expected over Assam, Meghalaya
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5-Day Nationwide Weather Forecast

A western disturbance is present over north Pakistan and the adjoining area on Friday. The system is expected to impact Western Himalayan Region on Friday and Saturday. It will bring fairly-widespread to widespread snow or rain with thunderstorms over Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. Moreover, parts of Himachal Pradesh are likely to witness scattered to fairly-widespread snow or rain with thunderstorms on Friday and Saturday. The neighboring state, Uttarakhand will witness scattered snow or rains with thunderstorms on Friday and Saturday.

In addition, some isolated places of Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan, and Muzaffarabad may also experience heavy rain or snow on Friday. As per IMD, hailstorms are possible over these aforementioned places on February 26-27. Owing to these rough weather conditions, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand for today. The advisory instructs residents to 'be prepared' for rough weather.

Meanwhile, a cyclonic circulation is expected to produce isolated to scattered snow or rain and thunderstorms over north-northeast India in this period. Scattered snow or rains with thunderstorms are likely over Sikkim on Saturday and Sunday. In south India, isolated rain with lightning is expected over Kerala due to the presence of a cyclonic circulation over the Comorin area on Friday. Dry weather is expected over other areas in this forecast period. Maximum temperatures are expected to be more than normal over north India and northwest India on Friday and Saturday. Moreover, the minimum temperatures are predicted to be warmer than normal over north India, northwest India, and northeast India from Friday and Sunday.

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India Weather Forecast (Today Feb 27): Isolated rain, thunderstorms expected over Assam, Meghalaya
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India Weather Forecast (Today Feb 27): Isolated rain, thunderstorms expected over Assam, Meghalaya
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