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Weather Update: IMD predicts heatwave conditions in April and May

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- March 29th 2024 05:50 PM
Weather Update: IMD predicts heatwave conditions in April and May

Weather Update: IMD predicts heatwave conditions in April and May

Weather Update: The India Meteorological Department has predicted that temperatures may be above normal and heat wave conditions are expected in the months of April and May.

"We are expecting above-normal temperatures as we are approaching April. In April, we will experience heat wave conditions over the central part of the country," IMD scientist Naresh Kumar said.


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"May is the warmest month of the seasons and the country may experience heat waves over northwest and central India," he further said while adding that "as per our long-term predictions, there will be abnormal temperatures and heat wave conditions may prevail over the central part of the country for the next two-three months."

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IMD predicts weather for next few days

According to an official from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), a current Western disturbance is expected to impact Northwest India starting today, potentially affecting the temperature forecast for the next few days.
 
"Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal may experience heavy rainfall today and adjoining planes will experience light to moderate rainfall, even thunderstorm activity, even hailstorm activity," he said.

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There is light rain expected in Delhi-NCR, the official said.

The IMD official issued a forecast indicating heatwave or warm light conditions prevailing over Maharashtra and adjacent regions. Additionally, he mentioned that Madhya Pradesh is expected to experience heat wave conditions for the next two days, with dry weather prevailing specifically over central India. 

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There are expectations of hot and humid conditions over Kerala, Tamil Nadu, coastal Odisha and coastal Andhra Pradesh in the next four to five days. 

(With inputs from agencies)

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