Nagpur: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that parts of Maharashtra could experience thunderstorms, lightning and light-intensity rains during Diwali.
IMD said that parts of Madhya Maharashtra, including Pune district, Konkan and Marathwada, will experience thunderstorms till November 6 whereas similar activity will persist over southern Maharashtra even during the second week of November.
Though there is no strong system lying close to Maharashtra,a low-pressure system lies close to Sri Lanka. This is bringing some easterly winds over
southern Maharashtra and could cause some isolated light rainfall, IMD said.