Today’s weather update: The entire country is largely recovering from the heat wave. According to the forecasts of the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of rain in many places. The lowest temperature in the national capital on Monday was 27.4 degrees Celsius, three degrees higher than normal, but lower than the previous days.
According to PTI news agency, the Met department has forecast partly cloudy skies for today in Delhi accompanied by dust and thunder rain. The maximum temperature is expected to reach 39 degrees Celsius. IMD chief scientist RK Jenamani said the heat wave phase is over in most parts of India including Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, heat wave conditions are expected to continue over Delhi and adjacent areas for the next three days, but it will be lower compared to the previous days. On the other hand, there is a possibility of dust storm or thunder rain in isolated places in Haryana, Chandigarh and the national capital, which will bring relief to the people.
Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 40.8°C
Delhi on Monday recorded a maximum temperature of 40.8 degrees Celsius, two degrees above normal for this time of year. Under the influence of the western turbulence, the mercury dropped to 40.5 degrees Celsius on Sunday due to east winds blowing in the capital. The Indian Meteorological Department said a dust storm could occur in Delhi on Monday night at a speed of 50 kilometers per hour.
“Due to the western disturbances that affected northwest India, the capital recorded a temperature drop of 3 to 4 degrees Celsius. Another western disturbance was expected on May 4 and 5. There is no possibility of any heat wave in Delhi for two to three days over the least.
Hot weather conditions continue in many places in Haryana and Punjab
The weather report from the Meteorological Department said Narnol in Haryana recorded a temperature of 44.5 degrees Celsius. The intense heat wave continued in other parts of the state and neighboring Punjab on Monday. Narnol was the hottest place in Haryana.
Hot weather conditions also prevailed in Hisar, Rotak, Biwani and Fathabad, where these cities recorded maximum temperatures of 43.8, 42.6, 41.6 and 42.4 degrees Celsius. However, there was some relief from the scorching sun in Ambala and Kurukshetra, as the maximum temperature remained the same at 36.6°C.
Due to the heat, Odisha school dates have changed.
The Odisha government has adjusted school dates amid the ongoing heat wave in the state. The new timings are from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM and are effective as of today. After being exposed to scorching heat for six consecutive days, the cloudy sky and light breeze brought much comfort to the people of the state on Sunday, while the western region of the state witnessed a rise in temperatures, the Indian Meteorological Department said. According to the Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature decreased by 2-4 degrees in some places and below the normal range in many cities.
Maximum temperature drop in most places of Rajasthan
Most places in Rajasthan recorded a decrease of 1 to 4 degrees in maximum temperature on Monday. Despite this, the state’s maximum temperature remained one to five degrees Celsius above normal.
According to the Met Office spokesperson, Pilani was the hottest in Rajasthan on Monday by 45.4 degrees Celsius, despite a slight decrease in temperature compared to Sunday, the temperature recorded 5.5 degrees Celsius above normal and the heat wave continued during the day . ..
Similarly, the maximum temperature in Ganganagar on Monday decreased by 1.6 degrees compared to Sunday, and the temperature here was 45.3 degrees Celsius, which is 5.3 degrees Celsius more than normal, the spokesperson said.