The head of the Regional Forecasting Centre of the IMD (Indian Meteorological Department), Kuldeep Srivastava said some respite from the stifling heat is expected in the national capital on May 28 due to a fresh Western Disturbance and easterly winds at lower levels.
As due to the increasing level of heat in northern Ares with each passing day it is said India Meteorological Department has warned that heatwave is likely to persist for the next few days in most parts of northern India, Maharashtra, and Telangana. In coming days the temperature will rise more and will touch 46 degree Celsius in the state capital. The IMD has also issued a ‘red alert’ for a severe heatwave, for parts of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Rajasthan for the next two days.
IMD also issues orange warning for eastern Uttar Pradesh Heatwave will prevail in many places and a severe heatwave in isolated places. Mainly clear sky with strong surface winds (20-20 kilometers per hour),” the IMD forecast said. The maximum temperature was recorded at 44.4 degrees Celsius, which was above the normal Sunday and the minimum temperature was recorded at 28.7 degree Celsius.
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It is stated that the temperature will remain the same and heat waves will be increasing day by day and the temperature will be around 46-48 degrees Celsius in all the northern states except for Uttar Pradesh.
Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of the Regional Forecasting Centre of the IMD, said that heat is also expected in the capital on 28th May due to the Western Disturbance and easterly winds at lower levels. Dust, a thunderstorm is likely to happen on May 29-30 in the capital. “The warning has been issued to caution people not to step out between 1 pm and 5 pm when the heat is most intense,” said Srivastava.
The situation became worse as red alert enforced at an unexpected time when labours are returning to their destination by walking a long distance due to nationwide lockdown.