Monday, July 4, 2022

Heat-wave over in most parts of north India, rainfall in Delhi on May 3, says IMD

Some relief from the simmering heat is expected as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted an ‘abatement’ of heat-wave conditions across most parts of the country. 

For the past few weeks, several states had been experiencing severe heatwave conditions with the maximum temperature nearing 50 degrees Celsius in some cities. The scorching heat had also escalated the power demand in the country, with power cuts being reported from several states, a report in the Hindustan Times, says.

Some relief from the simmering heat is expected as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted an ‘abatement’ of heat-wave conditions across most parts of the country. 

The Met Department said that thunderstorms and gusty winds are very likely to be witnessed over northwest India till Wednesday, over northeast till tomorrow and over eastern and southern peninsular India till Friday.

“Heat-wave is over in most parts of India including Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and UP. Western disturbance is quite active. Temp will not rise for next 6-7 days. Northwest India has yellow alert for thunderstorms. Delhi to receive rainfall on May 3rd,” RK Jenamani, senior scientist, IMD, told ANI.

The Met department has predicted squally winds of speed between 40-60 kilometres per hour over South Andaman Sea & adjoining north Andaman Sea and Eastcentral Bay of Bengal on May 4 and 5.

Squally or stormy winds with speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph likely to prevail over Andaman Sea adjoining Eastcentral & Southeast Bay of Bengal on May 6th. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas, 

Scattered to fairly widespread rainfall with isolated thunderstorm, lightning and gusty winds (speed reaching 40-50 kmph) very likely over Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal & Odisha during next 5 days.

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