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The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heatwave to severe heatwave conditions for parts of North India until May 27. In contrast, heavy rainfall is expected in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, prompting the issuance of red and orange alerts

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The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heatwave to severe heatwave conditions for parts of North India until May 27. In contrast, heavy rainfall is expected in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, prompting the issuance of red and orange alerts in these states.

The northern and central regions of India continue to endure a relentless heatwave, with no immediate relief in sight. According to the IMD, most parts of Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, and western Uttar Pradesh will experience heatwave conditions. Additionally, isolated pockets in Delhi are also likely to be affected by the heatwave.

The IMD has also reported extreme heat wave conditions across various parts of the country. The detailed maximum temperature readings for various stations as of May 23, 2024, are as follows:

Station Maximum Temperature (°C) Departure (°C)
Rajasthan
Ganganagar 46.1 3.6
Sikar 44.2
Bhilwara 46.0
Alwar 43.0
Pilani 44.5
Bikaner 46.5 4.1
Kota 47.2 4.4
Ajmer 44.8 4.4
Jaipur 44.0 2.8
Barmer 48.8 6.5
Jodhpur 47.4 6.2
Churu 47.0 4.3
Phalodi 48.6 5.0
Jaisalmer 47.5
Udaipur 44.2 3.9
Chittorgarh 45.4
Maharashtra
Brahmapuri 43.2 0.6
Malegaon 42.6 2.1
Aurangabad 43.5 4.0
Beed 43.4 2.6
Amraoti 43.2 1.9
Yeotmal 43.5 2.3
Madhya Pradesh
Damoh 44.0 1.7
Dhar 44.6 5.2
Khargone 44.6 2.2
Khandwa 45.1 3.5
Ujjain 45.0 4.1
Tikamgarh 44.0 2.2
Gwalior 42.4 0.1
Shivpuri 44.0 2.9
Guna 46.6 4.5
Bhopal 44.4 3.2
Indore 44.5 4.2
Haryana-Chandigarh-Delhi
Hissar 43.8 2.2
Rohtak 42.5 2.1
Sirsa 45.4
Balasmand AWS 44.9
Bhiwani 44.3
Jafarpur 42.0 2.0
Najafgarh 42.4 1.0
Punjab
Firozpur AWS 43.4
Bhatinda (Airport) 45.4 5.0
Pathankot AWS 43.2
Uttar Pradesh
Jhansi 43.1 0.3
Orai 45.0 2.9
Gujarat
Kandla 45.5 3.7
V.V Nagar 44.1 4.8
Bhuj 42.8 4.1
Gandhinagar 46.0 3.7
Ahmedabad 46.6 4.7
Amreli 44.4 3.6
Deesa 45.4 4.8
Rajkot 43.8 3.0
Bhavnagar 42.2 2.0
Baroda 45.0 5.1
Surendranagar 45.9 3.4
Odisha
Nuapada 44.0
Chhattisgarh
Durg 42.6

On May 23, 2024, heat wave to severe heat wave conditions prevailed over many parts of West Rajasthan and isolated pockets of East Rajasthan. Heat wave conditions were also reported in some parts of Gujarat and isolated pockets of West Madhya Pradesh.

IMD advises residents of the affected regions to stay updated on weather forecasts and take necessary precautions in light of the approaching cyclonic storm and prevailing heat wave conditions.

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