Northwest India to witness fall in maximum temperature: IMD

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New Delhi (NVI): The plains of northwest India will experience a fall in their maximum daytime mercury levels during the next two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

According to IMD’s weather bulletin, “Maximum temperatures are very likely to fall by 3-5 degrees Celsius over the plains of Northwest India during the next 2 days leading to an abatement of heat wave conditions over Rajasthan from today.”

It added that another heat wave spell is likely over the plains of Northwest India from April 3, 2021.

The Met department also predicted that dust raising strong surface winds (speed reaching 30-40 kmph) are very likely to prevail over Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi and West Uttar Pradesh between March 31 and April 1.

“Strong surface winds (speed reaching 30-40 kmph) over Punjab, north Madhya Pradesh, East Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Gangetic West Bengal during the same period,” IMD’s bulletin said.

On the other hand, a cyclonic circulation to prevail over southeast Bay of Bengal & adjoining south Andaman Sea.

Under its influence, widespread rainfall with thunderstorm, lightning & gusty wind is likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands during next 4 days and isolated heavy to very heavy falls also likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands during March 31 to April 1.

Further, the Met department predicted strong lower level south-westerlies from the Bay of Bengal, fairly widespread rainfall with thunderstorm/hailstorm/lightning at isolated places are very likely over Northeast India during March 31 to April 1 with maximum activity on March 31.

Giving details about the weather conditions in parts of India, IMD stated that isolated heavy falls very likely over Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura on March 31 and over Arunachal Pradesh during March 31-April 1.

This may also cause landslides and inundation of low lying areas at isolated places over south Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram during March 31 and April 1.

Meanwhile, in Delhi, the minimum temperature today was recorded at 20 degrees Celsius, and the maximum temperature settled around 36 degrees Celsius.

However, the maximum temperature is expected to fall and touch 33 degrees Celsius by Friday, the IMD predicted.