Transit of Sun hold a special importance in forecasting seasonal trends as per the astro-meteorological texts. Sun’s entry into Aries around 14th of April brings heat waves across the central, western and northern parts of the country. The position of other planets with respect to Sun set the tone of seasonal trends. The transit of Mars have special significance in this matter as when it comes in square with major planets Jupiter, Saturn and Rahu then it create weather disturbances and may also bring an earthquake. Now let’s see some of the astrological combination given in the classical text Bhavishya Phala Bhaskara in accordance with Sun’s position with respect to other planets and their effects on weather.
. When Mars is transiting ahead of Sun then it gives less rain and extreme heat.
. Venus ahead of Sun gives good rainfall.
. Jupiter transiting ahead of Sun gives dryness and fire in the woods (jungles). The conjunction of Mars and Jupiter in transit also give rise to wild fires.
. Mercury ahead of Sun gives strong wind particularly in the coastal areas.
. Mercury transiting behind the Sun and ahead of Mars gives good rainfall.
. Jupiter transiting behind the Sun gives good rainfall.
During this summer season in 2017 the Mars will be transiting ahead of Sun till the end of June. Later in July the Sun and Mars will be in conjunction which is also a combination of dryness.
Mars in Aries and an early onset of summer season in 2017
This year the transit of Mars from the fiery sign Aries in the month of March may onset an early summer season on most part of the country including the north-west region. Later the Mars transiting from Rohini Nakshatra in square of Rahu and Ketu may bring an earthquake in the last week of April or early May. Mars will then move into Gemini sign on the 26th of May from where it will be square with Jupiter in Virgo and Saturn in Sagittarius. This planetary configuration in the month of June indicates record breaking temperature and some delay in the onset of south-west monsoon rains in the central and northern parts of country. The pre-monsoon rains in the last week of May will also be less than normal for the season. Let us analysis this situation with the help of lunar charts given below.
26 April 2017, 17:45 hours at Delhi
In the New Moon horoscope the lagna lord Mercury is in the 8th house of mass deaths along with luminaries (Sun and Moon). The 4th house has retrograde Saturn receiving the aspect of 8th lord Mars. The Saturn and Jupiter are in retrogression which can bring earthquakes. Jupiter and Mars two major planets are in earthy signs.
Mars in Rohini and Possibility of Earthquakes in 2017
The direction of this earthquake could be in the northern region of India as Mars in Rohini Nakshatra signifies. Mars will come into Rohini Nakshatra on the 27th of April and will remain their till 16th of May. So this period will be sensitive from the point of view of earthquakes around the world. Mars in Rohini is particularly known to bring major earthquakes of magnitude of more than 6.7 on rector scale. As per Koorma Chakra the Rohini Nakshatra signifies the region around Punjab, Parts of Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Western UP, Uttarakhanda, Madhya Pradesh etc. These regions might get affected with an earthquake during the last week of April or the first fortnight of May. Apart from this the Iran and Turkey signified by Taurus and Virgo signs may also get tremors during the above mention period.
Mars in Ardra Nakshatra and Scarcity of Water in 2017
The Ardra Nakshatra holds a special importance in the astro-meteorological texts. As per Bhavishya Phala Bhaskara the Ardra Nakshatra is a watery asterism and if the malefic planets like Mars, Saturn, Rahu and Ketu afflict it during the summer season then it will bring scarcity of water and extreme heat conditions. This year Mars will be transiting from Ardra Nakshatra from 5 June to 27 June. Mars will be in square with Jupiter during this period which is a combination of obstructing the rainfall. In the month of June the south-west monsoon generally bring good rainfall in the southern and central parts of India. However, this year the month of June is likely to be very hot. There will be scarcity of water in the northern states in particular due to the lack of proper pre-monsoon rains.
9 June 2017 at 18: 40 hours Delhi.
In the Full Moon horoscope of the 9th of June the Mars is in 8th house in Ardra Nakshatra and it is in mutual aspect with another dry planet Saturn. In astro-meteorology the Sun, Saturn and Mars are dry planets. The Moon, Venus, Mercury and Jupiter are watery planets. The Rahu is windy in nature and Ketu gives changeable weather.
Now in this Full Moon chart the position of planets shows the chances of a dry and very hot season for the month of June which could be record breaking in many years. The states of Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, UP etc. will be affected by extreme hot waves during the month of June. Earlier in May the Andhra Pradesha , Telangana and Madhya Pradesha will get affected by severe heat waves and record breaking temperature. The transiting of Saturn from Sagittarius and the aspect of Mars on it will bring record breaking heat waves during the summer season in India this year. This will cause thousands of deaths and scarcity of water in many parts of the country.The summer season will also be severe for Europe and Middle East region in year 2017.