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Heat is breaking records… heat wave alert, when will relief be available, know what is the forecast of meteorological department


New Delhi : From Delhi to UP-Bihar and from Rajasthan to Haryana and Punjab, summer is in full swing. The situation is such that the mercury reached 46 degrees in Sirsa, Haryana. At the same time, heatwave occurred in Delhi for the first time. The hottest day of this season was recorded in the capital on Friday. The Meteorological Department has warned of heat wave in UP. At the same time, the scorching heat continued in Rajasthan on Friday also. Here in Barmer, the maximum temperature was recorded at 46.5 degrees Celsius. Most parts of the state are experiencing intense heat. According to the weather center, this phase will continue for another week. On the other hand, the rainy season has started in South India. Rain continues in many parts of Kerala. Heavy rain has been predicted in Ooty, Tamil Nadu from May 18 to 20.

Delhi: Hottest day of the season, how will the weather be today?

The Meteorological Department says that according to the forecast of IMD for 7 days, there are chances of heat wave at different places in the capital on Saturday. During this period the temperature can reach 45 degrees Celsius. According to the Meteorological Department, heat wave conditions are considered when the maximum temperature is 4.5 degrees or more than the normal temperature, i.e. when the temperature reaches at least 45 degrees Celsius. There was no heat wave for a single day in Delhi in May 2023, last year the maximum temperature recorded in this month was 43.7 degrees Celsius. According to IMD data, there were four days in 2022 when heat wave was recorded in the capital. The weather office has predicted partly cloudy sky on Friday and the maximum temperature may be around 43 degrees and the minimum temperature may be around 25 degrees Celsius. Earlier on Thursday, the mercury in Delhi had reached 42.5 degrees Celsius. This is the highest temperature ever recorded in Delhi this season. The weather office gave this information. According to the India Meteorological Department, the previous hottest day was May 8. The maximum temperature recorded that day was 42 degrees Celsius. Thursday’s maximum temperature was two degrees above normal. Relative humidity ranged between 25 percent to 65 percent.

Haryana and Punjab: Severe heat, mercury reaches 46 degrees in Sirsa

Haryana and Punjab: Severe heat, mercury reaches 46 degrees in Sirsa

It is extremely hot in Haryana and Punjab. Hot weather conditions persisted in most parts of both the states. Sirsa was the hottest place in Haryana at 46 degrees Celsius. Whereas in Chandigarh the maximum temperature was recorded at 41.9 degrees Celsius.
According to a report by the Meteorological Center here, the maximum temperature in Hisar in Haryana was 44.2 degrees Celsius, while Mahendragarh and Rohtak were also in the grip of scorching heat where the temperature reached 44.6 degrees Celsius and 42.6 degrees Celsius respectively. The maximum temperature was recorded at 42 degrees Celsius in Bhiwani and 41.6 degrees Celsius in Ambala. Bathinda was the hottest place in Punjab with a maximum temperature of 44 degrees Celsius while Faridkot recorded a maximum of 43.5 degrees Celsius.

UP: Mercury crosses 45 degrees, heat wave warning

UP: Mercury crosses 45 degrees, heat wave warning

For the first time this season, the maximum temperature in UP has crossed 45 degrees Celsius. Kanpur was the hottest on Thursday at 45.1 degrees Celsius, while the temperature in Agra and Bundelkhand region ranged between 43-45 degrees Celsius. The temperature is around this on Friday also. Due to the increasing speed of hot westerly winds, the temperature in the state is likely to rise by 1-3 degrees Celsius during the next 3-4 days. Lucknow Meteorological Office in-charge Mohammad Danish said, the maximum and minimum temperatures in Lucknow on Friday will be around 43 degrees Celsius and 27 degrees Celsius respectively. The day temperature in the state capital reached 42.4 degrees Celsius on Thursday. As per the state forecast, the weather is likely to remain dry in the state. The Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heat wave at different places in the state.

In which part of the country will the heat wave hit?

In which part of the country will the heat wave hit?

According to the Meteorological Department, some districts of Bundelkhand region bordering Delhi and Rajasthan were expected to be in the grip of heat wave on Friday. On Saturday it will gradually spread to most parts of Southeast, Central and Northeast UP. Except the Terai region bordering Nepal, the entire state will be in the grip of heat wave on Sunday and Monday. The temperature is likely to rise gradually and touch or cross the 45 degree Celsius mark when voting takes place in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections on Monday. According to the Meteorological Department, dry hot winds coming from the desert area of ​​Rajasthan are responsible for the heatwave. Mercury levels will increase during this period. The southwest monsoon is likely to enter the South Andaman Sea on May 19, a day before its normal date of May 19, and Kerala on May 31, a day before the normal date of June 1. Only after this will the progress of monsoon in the rest of India be decided. Meteorological Department officials said that the maximum temperature of Jammu city was recorded at 40.2 degrees Celsius, which is the highest temperature of this season. He said that the mercury is continuously rising in the entire Jammu region, causing heat wave conditions. According to officials, the day’s temperature in Jammu city was about two degrees above the season’s average and 0.9 degrees above Wednesday’s high of 39.3 degrees Celsius.

Kerala: Rain continues, orange alert in two districts

Kerala: Rain continues, orange alert in two districts

As rain continues in many parts of Kerala, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued an ‘Orange Alert’ in two districts of the state for Friday. IMD issued ‘Orange Alert’ in Malappuram and Wayanad districts. Apart from this, the Meteorological Department also issued ‘Yellow Alert’ in eight other districts of the state for today. IMD on Thursday had predicted very heavy rain in the state between May 18 and 20. It had issued an ‘Orange Alert’ of May 18 for Palakkad and Malappuram, May 19 for Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha and Idukki and May 20 for seven other districts of the state. The Meteorological Department today also issued ‘Orange Alert’ in seven districts of the state for May 21. He said that ‘Orange Alert’ has been issued in seven districts in the state for May 20 and 21, but some of these may receive so much rain that it is in ‘Red Alert’. IMD has predicted lightning, rain with thunderstorms and strong winds till May 20 at some places in Kerala.

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