Weather: relief from heatwave at the end of the month
An outbreak of strong heat continues in northwest India including Delhi. Mercury can go up to 47 degrees in the coming days. Not only days but nights are also suffering from heat of heat. The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for five states, including Delhi, in view of the possibility of heat danger. People have been advised to leave their homes only when it is very important.
Stay in the houses between one and five o’clock in the day and cover your head and go out. At the same time, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday that there is a possibility of dust storm and thunderstorm in many parts of North India on May 29-30, which can be relieved by the outbreak of heat.
Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and some areas of Vidarbha are under severe heat. The maximum temperature in most of these parts of the country is running at five to seven degrees above average. It is expected to increase further in the next two days. Indian Meteorological Department and Skymet Weather forecast that the temperature in Delhi may go up to 47 degree Celsius on 26th and 27th May.
On Monday too, Ianagar had the highest temperature in Delhi, where mercury was recorded at 45.6 degrees with a rise of five degrees on this day. It absorbed the humidity of the air to 14 percent. The minimum temperature in the area was also recorded at 27.6 degree Celsius, an increase of one degree above normal. At the same time, the mercury in Palam reached 45.4 and the minimum temperature was 26.7 degrees Celsius. In Safdarjung, it was 44.5 and 27.2 degrees Celsius respectively. The presence of moisture in the area air was 18 percent.
Red alert has been issued from May 25 to 27 in five states in view of the danger of heat for most areas. That is, it can be dangerous to get out at this time in terms of weather. There may also be a risk of falling ill and life due to heat stroke. The Meteorological Department has advised people not to leave homes or offices from one o’clock to five o’clock in the day.
At the same time, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday that there is a possibility of dust storm and thunderstorm in many parts of North India on May 29-30, which can be relieved by the outbreak of heat. Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and parts of Uttar Pradesh have been witnessing tremendous heat since last few days and at some places the temperature is going up to 45 degree Celsius.
Kuldeep Srivastava, head of IMD’s regional meteorological department, said that due to western disturbances and east wind winds, dust storms and thunderstorms are likely to occur in Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on May 29-30.
Srivastava said that wind speed can be around 50-60 km per hour during this period, which will provide relief from the scorching heat. The Western Disturbance is a cyclonic storm that originates from the Mediterranean Sea and passes through Central Asia. When it comes in contact with the Himalayas, it rains on the mountains and plains. In the next two-three days, heatwave is likely to occur at some places in Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar and Jharkhand.
The IMD said in its daily bulletin, ‘Dry northwesterly winds are expected in northwest India, the plains of central India and the interior parts of eastern India adjoining it. Can remain in its ragged form.’