Weather forecast today LIVE updates: Temperatures will soar in some parts in Vidarbha and at isolated pockets in Madhya Maharashtra, Telangana, East Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, East Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Odisha.
Weather forecast today India HIGHLIGHTS: According to the Indian Meteorological Department, isolated places in Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura are expected to receive heavy rainfall.
The minimum temperature was recorded at 26.4 degree Celsius after the city experienced pleasant weather in the past week, giving much-needed respite from the scorching heat.
With the Southwest monsoon expected to hit Kerala late on June 6 and its northward progression to be delayed, western India’s water woes are likely to go on for yet another month or more.
Weather forecast today Highlights: The temperature today is being recorded at 26 degrees Celsius with slight haze in NCR and a forecast of cloudy skies and thunderstorm accompanied by light rain and winds.
Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: Heavy rainfall along with squall is expected in the northeastern region of India including parts of Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura.
Weather forecast today: The weather agency also stated that the conditions were favourable for the advancement of southwest monsoon over southern part of Bay of Bengal.
Weather forecast HIGHLIGHTS: Apart from the warning about heavy rainfall, IMD has also alerted the formation of a cyclonic circulation over West Rajasthan. West Bengal and Sikkim are likely to receive heavy rains between May 12 and 16, 2019.
Delhi crossed the 40-degree mark in the day as IMD predicted similar temperatures to prevail throughout the week.
Weather forecast today India LIVE News Updates: The IMD said due to a change in wind pattern over north and adjoining central India, the maximum temperatures are likely to rise by 2-4° C over many parts in parts of Central, North India
According to the state government data from March 15 till May 5, two people died in Aurangabad, two in Hingoli and one each in Beed, Dhule and Parbhani due to heatstroke.
Weather forecast today India HIGHLIGHTS: The IMD forecast heatwave conditions in Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
The weather department attributed the cause of heavy rainfall to the formation of an upper air trough which is likely to strengthen over the next few days.
Cyclone Fani is the worst storm since 2014 and had prompted authorities to shift more than a million people to safer places.
Cyclone Fani Emergency Numbers: The state government has facilitated various helpline numbers for people affected.
At least 14 Odisha districts - Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Balasore, Bhadrak, Ganjam, Khurda, Jajpur, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Gajapati, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal and Keonjhar - are likely to bear the brunt of the cyclone, which is also likely to impact Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
The weatherman has forecast partly cloudy skies with the possibility of dust storm/thunderstorm towards the afternoon and evening and gusty winds of speed 30 to 40 km/hr. The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 42 degrees Celsius.
Around 3:30 pm, the Indian Met Department also tweeted that Fani, currently 800 kms south of Puri, is “very likely to intensify further into an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 12 hours”.
Fani was located about 700 km southeast of Chennai in the Bay of Bengal on Monday night and was progressing at the speed of about 18 km per hour, a speed that was expected to increase in the next couple of days.
It could take a shape of an 'extremely severe cyclone' by Wednesday, prompting the government to put the National Disaster Response Force and the Indian Coast Guard on high alert, officials said.