IMD Forecasts Severe Heatwave Conditions To Continue Over Central & Northern India.

May 22, 2024 1:48 PM.

Northern plains and Central India continue to reel under the tight grip of heatwave with a continued red alert issued by the weather department till next five days. 

IMD has forecast severe heat wave conditions will continue to prevail over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala till 25th of this month. India Meteorological Department (IMD), the maximum temperature is expected to touch 44 degree Celsius today and 46 degree Celsius by Saturday. Easterly winds blowing in from the Bay of Bengal provided a slight respite to Delhi, which recorded a maximum temperature of 42.4 degree Celsius yesterday which was down from the previous days.

However, the mercury is expected to touch extreme highs thereafter. Talking to Akashvani News, Senior IMD Scientist RK Jenamani said that safety precautions needs to adopted by people to avoid the severe heeatwave conditions for the next few days.

Meanwhile, IMD also said that heavy rainfall is likely to continue in South India for the next two to three days. that conditions are favorable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon over some parts of Southeast Arabian Sea, Maldives, Comorin area and South Bay of Bengal and some more parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the next 2 days. The Weather office informed that heavy rainfall is very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe and Karnataka during the next two to three days.