IMD predicts, there will be severe heat in most parts of the country between April and June, heat waves will continue in these states
Weather Updates Releasing its forecast for the month of April-June, the IMD said that the temperature may increase further in most parts of India in these months.
The weather is constantly changing. Since the middle of March 2023, there is a continuous change in the weather. Compared to the last two years, the month of March this year was a bit cooler. The average maximum temperature in March was 30.9 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature was 16.2 degree Celsius. Releasing its forecast for the month of April-June, the IMD said that the temperature is likely to rise further in most parts of India during these months. Above-normal maximum temperatures are expected from April to June over most of the country except parts of the northwest and peninsular regions. According to IMD, the heatwave will start in parts of Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab and Haryana in these months.
The Meteorological Department has also predicted above-normal heatwave conditions over most parts of Central, East and North-West India. IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said that the heatwave will start in parts of Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab and Haryana.
From April to June this year, the maximum temperature is expected to be above normal over most parts of the country. Below-normal maximum temperatures are likely over parts of South Peninsular India and Northwest India.
Above-normal minimum temperatures are likely over most parts of the country except a few parts of Northeast and Northwest India and parts of the Peninsular region. India is expected to see normal rainfall in April. Above-normal rainfall is expected over most parts of the northwest, central and peninsular regions while below-normal rainfall is predicted over east and northeast India.
The Meteorological Department has predicted the onset of a heatwave in some parts of Bihar, Jharkhand, UP, Odisha, West Bengal and some other states.
Another Western Disturbance will affect Northwest India from 2nd April. There will be light rain and drizzle on 3rd April. The maximum temperature is likely to be 30°C.