No significant heat wave conditions are very likely over the country during next five days. IMD also said that conditions are becoming favorable for onset of Southwest Monsoon over Kerala during next 2-3 days. Plains of northwest India and large parts of central India are set to witness a rise of 2-3 degrees Celsius in maximum temperatures.
Heavy rain continued to torment the people in Karnataka today. IMD on Thursday issued an Orange alert in 12 districts of Kerala for the day as the state continued to receive heavy rainfall. Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said that more than 2.88 lakh people of the district (Nagaon) have been affected due to the first wave of flood.
IMD predicted a fresh spell of heatwave in some parts of northwest India and central India. IMD officials said while no heatwave is expected in Delhi till Sunday, another spell is likely from Monday. Isolated to scattered light/moderate rainfall is very likely over Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Sikkim, and Odisha during next five days.
No significant change is predicted in the maximum temperature over most parts of northwest India and central India during the next two to three days. Isolated light rainfall, dust storm, and thunderstorm is very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan during the next two days. Heatwave conditions will return to some parts of Maharashtra from Wednesday.