IMD predicts heat wave in 9 states; Check full weather forecast

Ground Report | New Delhi: Weather forecast; The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast severe heat wave conditions in northwestern, central and western India over the next few days. Meanwhile, light to moderate rain is forecast for northeastern states with the possibility of isolated heavy falls in some areas, the weather agency said.

IMD officials warned people to be extra vigilant as temperatures will be between 41 and 45 degrees starting Tuesday.

Kadapa, Kurnool, Guntur and Anantapur districts in Andhra Pradesh will experience the highest temperatures. Heat waves are also likely in all other districts. According to the Hyderabad Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature in the eastern districts of Telangana will register up to 43 degrees. The Meteorology Department issued a yellow alert in some places and an orange alert in other districts.

The climate in Andhara Pradesh’s northern coastal belt, Yanam, has become drier. Daytime temperatures are rising in Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram and Srikakulam districts. The highest daytime temperature was recorded at 37.1 degrees in Jangameshwarapuram on Monday. Amaravati registered 36.5 degrees, Kavali 36.3 degrees and Nellore 36.7 degrees.

Temperatures are high in the Rayalaseema and South Coast districts. According to the Amaravati Meteorological Department, the highest temperature recorded in Kurnool this season so far was 40.5 degrees. Followed by Anantapur which registered 39.4 degrees, Nandyal with 38.8 degrees and Tirupati with 38.3 degrees.

Check the full forecast here:

  • Heatwave to severe heatwave conditions in most parts most likely over western Rajasthan and parts over eastern Rajasthan and western Madhya Pradesh on March 29-30.
  • Additionally, isolated pocket heat wave conditions are forecast over these areas from March 31 to April 2.
  • Heatwave to severe heatwave conditions in isolated pockets over southern Haryana and Delhi on March 29-30.
  • Isolated heatwave conditions are very likely over Jammu Division and Himachal Pradesh on the 29th and 30th; over Saurashtra-Kutch, East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada from March 29 to April 02
  • Meanwhile, similar conditions are forecast for southern Uttar Pradesh from March 29-31; over Jharkhand and inland Odisha from March 30 to April 1; over the Ganges of West Bengal on March 31 and April 1; over Chhattisgarh from March 31 to April 2 and over the Gujarat region on April 1-2, 2022.
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Rainfall Forecast & Warnings:

  • Light to moderate scattered rainfalls are very likely over Northeast India during next 48 hours.
  • Thereafter, under the influence of strong southwesterly winds widespread to widespread light/moderate rainfall with thunderstorm/lightning/gusty winds (40-50 kmph) very likely over the region during 31 st March-02 nd April. Isolated heavy rainfall over AssamMeghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh likely on 31st March & 01st April, 2022.
  • Light to moderate isolated/scattered rainfall very likely over Kerala-Mahe, TamilnaduPuducherry-Karaikal, Lakshadweep and Coastal & South Interior Karnataka during next 5 days.
  • Light to moderate isolated/scattered rainfall very likely over Kerala-Mahe, TamilnaduPuducherry-Karaikal, Lakshadweep and Coastal & South Interior Karnataka during next 5 days.
  • Isolated thunderstorm/lightning activity also very likely over Tamilnadu-PuducherryKaraikal & Lakshadweep on 29th March and Kerala & Mahe during next 5 days

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