Alert: Thunderstorm Warning for Pune and Nearby Districts: Take Precautions

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Pune, 17th April 2024: A nowcast warning issued today at 3:00 PM IST on the 17th of April, 2024, predicts thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and light rainfall in specific areas. The affected districts include PUNE, Ahmednagar, Kolhapur, Sangli, Satara, Jalna, Hingoli, and Parbhani, where isolated places may experience rain spells along with gusty winds reaching 30-40 kmph over the next 2-3 hours. Residents are advised to take precautions when going outdoors during this period.

The aftermath of heavy rainfall yesterday led to widespread chaos in the city, with reports of traffic disruptions, power outages, and significant waterlogging in many areas. Additionally, multiple incidents of fallen trees were also reported, adding to the disruption caused by the adverse weather conditions.