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IMD Issues Heatwave Alerts For Mumbai, Gujarat, Rajashthan. Delhi Sizzles At 34 Degrees

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New Delhi: Summer time has arrived already and elements of North India is already feeling the warmth, actually. The mercury has been hovering in elements of Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

In response to the Indian Meteorological Division (IMD), the utmost temperature is predicted to rise in most areas of the nation throughout the subsequent three days. 

Most temperatures are more likely to be above regular by 2-4 levels Celsius over many elements of northwest, central, east, northeast India, and north Peninsular India.

Right here is all it’s essential to learn about heatwave situations throughout states:


The nationwide capital is experiencing dry and heat winds, with the Safdarjung Observatory recording a excessive of 33 levels Celsius on Monday. In response to IMD, it was Delhi’s highest most temperature of the season.

The utmost temperature within the metropolis was 4 levels Celsius greater than the season’s regular. The humidity ranges fluctuated between 94% and 37%. In the meantime, the minimal temperature was 17 levels Celsius, a notch increased than the season’s regular. 

The utmost temperature on Tuesday is more likely to hover round 34 levels Celsius, and a transparent sky has been forecast. The minimal and most temperature readings on Wednesday are more likely to settle at 20 levels Celsius and 35 levels Celsius respectively, in line with IMD forecast information.

“Temperature will rise until March 18 between 36 and 37 levels Celsius. There will likely be some wind situations so there will likely be some respite on March 18 and 19. The rise in temperature will proceed thereafter,” an official knowledgeable ANI.


The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for the following two days, warning of a heatwave throughout the north Konkan, Thane, Mumbai, and Raigad areas.

It has been predicted that the utmost temperature in Mumbai will likely be round 40 levels Celsius over the following two days. Mumbai registered a excessive of 38.6 levels Celsius on Sunday.

The Santacruz observatory reported a most temperature of 39.4 levels Celsius on Monday, which is eight levels greater than regular.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) has appealed to residents to remain secure and hydrated and keep away from going out within the afternoon. An individual affected by a warmth stroke ought to instantly be taken to hospital, the BMC stated. The civic physique requested individuals to extend the consumption of water and different wholesome fluids.


Because the nation’s heatwave worsens, the IMD has issued a ‘yellow’ alert for Tuesday and Wednesday in Gujarat. The IMD stated that the areas of Gujarat and Saurashtra are more likely to see a extreme heatwave and the temperature in Ahmedabad is more likely to bounce by 1-2 levels.


The meteorological division stated the utmost temperature within the state is more likely to enhance by two to a few notches within the coming days. On March 16 and 17, there’s a risk of heatwave at some locations in southwest Rajasthan.

The utmost temperature in most different elements of the state was recorded between 33.8 levels Celsius and 39.3 levels Celsius.


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