IMD Issues Red Alert For Extreme Heatwave Conditions In Gangetic West Bengal And Odisha

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India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for severe heatwave conditions in the Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha. Heatwave conditions in isolated pockets over Bihar, Jharkhand, Rayalaseema, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Mahe, Konkan, Uttar Pradesh, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam are likely to prevail till the next four to five days. IMD further said that hot and humid weather is very likely to prevail over West Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura till tomorrow while similar conditions are likely to prevail in Kerala, Mahe, Coastal Karnataka, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and Konkan till the first of May.

Meanwhile, the weather agency has forecast rainfall and hailstorms over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu-Kashmir-Gilgit-Baltistan-Muzaffarabad tomorrow. It has also predicted thunderstorms and lightning in North East India for the next two to three days.
In Delhi, a partly cloudy sky is likely to prevail today. The maximum and minimum temperatures are slated to hover around 39 and 22 degrees Celsius.

Disclaimer: This press release is sourced from News On AIR, Prasar Bharti and Press Information Bureau India (PIB).

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