Heatwave conditions to subside, days of relief likely to come in India in beginning of May: IMD

Heatwave conditions to subside, days of relief likely to come in India in beginning of May: IMD

The national capital recorded the highest temperature of 44.2 degrees Celsius at Siri Fort Complex on Wednesday.

As Delhi breached the 40-degree temperature mark this week, a private forecaster, Skymet Weather on Wednesday (April 27, 2022) issued a warning with the prediction that heatwaves will last until the end of this month and may witness a downfall at the beginning of May.

The national capital recorded the highest temperature of 44.2 degrees Celsius at Siri Fort Complex on Wednesday. A `yellow alert` has also been sounded for Delhi.

Skymet Weather said that the heatwaves will not only restrict to Delhi but will also affect the residents of North India.

Taking to Twitter, Skymet Weather wrote, "These heatwave conditions will last until the end of this month with sultry conditions affecting the residents of North India. However, heatwave conditions may see a backseat at the beginning of May."

Heatwave conditions to subside, days of relief likely to come in India in beginning of May: IMD
Heatwave conditions to prevail in parts of Gujarat till April 30

"Temperatures are expected to be shooting above 43 degrees. The state of Rajasthan may see maximums above 45 degrees Celsius as well. The states of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh are all set to see a comeback of heatwave conditions, starting April 28 until the end of the month," the weather forecasting department further said in a tweet.

Meanwhile, IMD scientist RK Jenamani also informed that northern India will likely experience a dust storm on April 29, causing a drop in temperature from May 1 onwards.

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