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Weather forecast today LIVE Updates: Temperature soars in Delhi as capital reels under heat wave

Weather forecast today live updates: Delhi is expected to record a high of 45 degrees Celsius and a low of 28 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 1, 2019 3:42:19 pm
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There’s no respite for residents of Delhi as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that heat wave conditions are likely to continue this weekend and in the coming week. The national capital is expected to record a high of 45 degrees Celsius and a low of 28 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

In the coming days, heat wave conditions are also expected in parts of west Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Marathwada and in isolated pockets of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh and east Rajasthan.

Meanwhile, the weather agency Friday predicted a normal southwest monsoon across the country. As per Long Range Forecast LDF) for the monsoon, rainfall is most likely to be 96 per cent to 104 per cent. Region wise, the seasonal rainfall is likely to be 94 per cent of the LPA over Northwest India, 100 per cent of LPA over Central India, 97 per cent of LPA over South Peninsula and 91 per cent of LPA over North-East India all with a model error of 8 per cent.

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The weather forecast today live updates: Heat wave conditions are likely to continue over most parts of North India. Read the latest news and updates here.  Read in Malayalam

Highlights

    15:42 (IST)01 Jun 2019
    Rain, thunderstorm expected in Agra, Mathura

    Heavy winds and thunderstorm in Uttar Pradesh's Agra, Mathura and nearby areas, predicts Meteorological Centre in Lucknow.

    15:04 (IST)01 Jun 2019
    Kanpur: Temperature soars to 42 degrees

    In Kanpur, the temperature has reached 42 degree Celsius.

    14:30 (IST)01 Jun 2019
    Heatwave in north Indian states to continue for next two days: IMD

    Severe heatwave condition that persisted during last 3-4 days will continue for next two days in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, southern Uttar Pradesh, northern Madhya Pradesh and some parts of Jharkhand, said IMD's M Mohapatra to ANI. The intensity will then decrease.

    12:21 (IST)01 Jun 2019
    Heat wave spell to continue in Delhi

    A day after the national capital sweltered under the hottest day of the season, mercury fell by a notch on Saturday morning. The city recorded a minimum temperature of 27.6 degrees Celsius, a day after parts it registered a high of 47 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature later in the day is expected to hover around 45 degrees Celsius, according to the MeT Department. The relative humidity in the morning was 48 per cent. The weatherman has forecast heat wave spell later in the day and in the next few days.

    09:56 (IST)01 Jun 2019
    Monsoon to hit Kerala coast on June 6

    The India Met Department (IMD) has retained the ‘normal’ monsoon outlook (96- to 104 per cent of the long-period average, LPA) for this year and reaffirmed the onset date as June 6 along the Kerala coast. This is the best news to emerge at a time when the country has been saddled with the second-worst rainfall record (a rainfall deficit of 25 per cent) during the just-concluded pre-monsoon season (March 1 to May 31). Read in Malayalam 

    09:53 (IST)01 Jun 2019
    Heatwave likely to continue till June 2

    The heatwave intensified across India on Friday, with mercury soaring to the season's highest in states like Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan, where the temperature neared 50 degrees Celsius in Sri Ganganagar. The heatwave will persist until June 2, when easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal will reach Delhi via Uttar Pradesh, bringing dust storm and thunder storm, IMD said.

    09:51 (IST)01 Jun 2019
    Temperature breaks 75-year record for May in Rajasthan, nears 50 degree

    The maximum temperature touched 49.6 degrees Celsius on Friday in Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan, breaking a 75-year record for the month of May, a meteorological department official said here. It was the second consecutive day when the maximum temperature in Sri Ganganagar touched 48 degrees Celsius or more. The highest temperature recorded in this month in Sri Ganganagar until now was 49.4 degrees Celsius on May 30, 1944.

    Weather forecast today LIVE Updates: IMD predicts heavy rains in parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry A lady uses an umbrella to protect herself from the heat in New Delhi. (Express Photo: Praveen Khanna)

    The MeT department has predicted severe heat wave conditions in isolated pockets of eastern Uttar Pradesh Friday. It has also forecast heat wave conditions in most parts, with a severe heat wave in isolated pockets over west Rajasthan and Vidarbha.

    Several parts of Telangana sizzled with the mercury crossing 43 degrees Celsius mark in two districts Thursday as the Met office warned the heatwave conditions were likely to continue till June 2. There was no respite from the ongoing heat that continued to sweep Haryana and Punjab on Thursday, with Narnaul sizzling at 46.9 degrees Celsius.