Most parts of the country including North India are at this time scorching heat (heatwave) are heating up. There is no relief from the heat wave. The heat will increase in the capital Delhi as well. weather department (MeT department forecast) says that the mercury in Delhi can touch the level of 46 degrees till tomorrow Thursday. While there is a possibility of more heat wave in Delhi and surrounding areas and maximum temperature in many cities (maximum temperature) will continue to increase.
The Safdarjung Observatory in the national capital Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 40.8 degree Celsius on Tuesday and heat wave conditions are expected to reach 44 degree Celsius on Thursday. The maximum temperature was recorded above 42 degrees in many parts of the capital, with Najafgarh being the hottest place in the city with a maximum temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius.
possibility of severe heat wave
Partly cloudy sky due to a Western Disturbance over Afghanistan has brought some relief from prolonged heat wave conditions over Northwest India. However, there is a possibility of severe heat wave. An official of the Meteorological Department said that the maximum temperature could reach 46 degrees Celsius in some parts of Delhi. Yellow alert has been issued for heat wave in the national capital Delhi from tomorrow i.e. Thursday (April 28).
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) uses four color codes for weather warnings – green (no action required), yellow (keep an eye and stay updated), orange (be prepared) and red (take action). . The city has recorded eight heat waves in April this year, the highest since 2010. 11 days of heatwave were recorded in April 2010.
In the plains, when the temperature is more than 40 degree Celsius or 4.5 degree Celsius above normal, then a heat wave-like situation is declared. According to the IMD, if the temperature is more than 6.4 degrees above normal, then it is declared as a severe heat wave condition. It was already said by the Meteorological Department that more intense and continuous heat wave conditions are likely to be seen in Northwest India and adjoining parts of Central India in April.
In the last 122 years in India, March this year was the hottest month, during which there was an outbreak of severe heat in large parts of the country.
Normal life affected due to increase in temperature in Rajasthan
On the other hand, normal life was affected in western parts of Rajasthan on Tuesday due to increase in day temperature and heat wave conditions. The maximum temperature in Barmer was recorded at 45.1 degree Celsius. Jaipur Meteorological Center director Radheshyam Sharma said that the maximum temperature in Jaisalmer is 44.4 degrees, Bikaner 44.1 degrees, Churu 43.8 degrees, Phalodi 43.6 degrees, Jodhpur 43.2 degrees Celsius and other major places 43 degrees Celsius to 41.6 degrees Celsius. recorded till date.
He said that in most areas of Rajasthan, the night temperature was recorded in the range of 28.8 degree Celsius to 21.4 degree Celsius. He said that the temperature in the state is likely to rise further by 1 to 2 degrees Celsius in the next 24 hours.
In Odisha also the mercury crosses 40
At the same time, the Meteorological Office said that the mercury crossed 40 degrees Celsius at 22 places in Odisha on Tuesday due to heat wave in some parts of the state. The scorching heat scorched some parts of Sambalpur, Subarnapur, Angul, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Bolangir and Mayurbhanj districts.
The Bhubaneswar Meteorological Center said 14 weather stations recorded a temperature of 42 degrees Celsius or more, as Boudh city recorded the highest at 44.5 degrees Celsius. The temperature in Jharsuguda reached 43.9 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal. The temperature in the district headquarters was recorded at 43.8 degrees Celsius, while it was 43.5 degrees Celsius in Titilagarh.
The temperature in the capital was recorded at 39.6 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal. The Met Office said that Cuttack recorded a temperature of 38.2 degrees Celsius, which is two degrees above the average. The Met Office urged people to take precautionary measures while going out between 11 am and 3 pm.
Mamta called an emergency meeting in Bengal
Similarly, the western and southern parts of West Bengal are facing severe heat on Tuesday, due to which the Chief Minister of the state Mamata Banerjee has called an emergency meeting. The Met office said that Bankura topped the chart with a maximum temperature of 43.7 degrees Celsius, while Panagarh in West Bardhaman district recorded 43.5 degrees Celsius.
For the rest of the week in the southern and western districts of West Bengal, there was no hope of respite from the weather forecast and there was no chance of rain. Kolkata: Despite the day’s maximum temperature dropping to 37 degrees Celsius from 39.5 degrees Celsius on Monday, people were troubled by the maximum relative humidity of 89 per cent.
Five districts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal- Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar and Alipurduar are likely to witness cold weather and the Meteorological Department has predicted light to moderate rain in the next three days.
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