Severe heat wave conditions are very likely over the next two days in some isolated parts of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and South-East Uttar Pradesh. India (IMD) gave this information on Sunday.
Rain spell on the western peninsular coast
Taking to social media, the IMD mentioned that there will be no respite from the scorching heat till June 13, however, rains will continue over the western peninsular coast and over Northeast India, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and West Bengal during the next 2 days. Sikkim during the next 5 days.
According to IMD, conditions are favorable for further advance of Monsoon into parts of North Arabian Sea, remaining parts of Konkan, parts of Gujarat state, most parts of Madhya Maharashtra, entire Karnataka and parts of Tamil Nadu, Telangana. Andhra Pradesh, West Central and North-West Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours.
Earlier, the Meteorological Department had also issued a red alert for Assam and Meghalaya for the next two days as extremely heavy rains were predicted at both these places. A red alert was also issued for Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday. A red alert from the IMD is a warning to the disaster management agencies to stay on their toes and take action to prevent possible incidents due to excess rainfall.
Blistering heatwave to continue in Northwest India
Due to the attack of hot and dry westerly winds over Northwest and Central India, intense heat wave conditions are prevailing since June 2. On Saturday, heat wave conditions prevailed over parts of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh, where Banda was the hottest place in the country at 46.2 degrees Celsius. At least 22 towns and cities in these states recorded maximum temperatures above 44 degrees Celsius.
Heatwave conditions are very likely to continue and subside over isolated parts of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and South-East Uttar Pradesh during next 2 days: IMD pic.twitter.com/KkhAUuEP16
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According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the national capital recorded a maximum temperature of 43.5 degrees Celsius, which engulfed parts of Delhi on Friday. Najafgarh in the national capital recorded the highest temperature at 46.2 degrees Celsius.
According to the Meteorological Department, the relative humidity in Delhi has been in the range of 36 to 16 percent in the last one week.
Relief from heat after June 16
IMD senior scientist RK Jenamani said the maximum temperatures in Delhi-NCR and other parts of northwest India will drop by a few degrees over the weekend, but no major relief is likely till June 15.
It further emphasized that moisture-laden easterly winds would provide significant respite from the scorching heat from June 16. Pre-Monsoon activity is predicted over East Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha from June 12, but north Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and North Madhya Pradesh will see above-normal temperatures till June 15. said the officer.
The Meteorological Department said that there is no possibility of any significant change in the maximum temperature in Northwest India during the next four days. The IMD said in an extended range forecast that between June 16 and June 22, maximum temperatures are likely to remain “normal to normal to below normal”. “No significant heatwave likely over any part of the country during the week (June 16-June 22),” it said.
(with inputs from agencies)