The Indian Meteorological Department expects that there will be some relief from the scorching heat and heat in the coming days. According to IMD, more than one Western Disturbance is going to be active from April 18. The main phase of heat waves is coming to an end over North-West India and the temperature is likely to drop by 2 to 3 degree Celsius due to increase in the presence of clouds. Less heat will prevail in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday.
On April 9, 10 and 11, the capital Delhi was the most affected area. Which was the highest in the first 15 days of April in the last 72 years. According to the Meteorological Department, Kerala, Mahe, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal are likely to receive heavy rains till April 14, while Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh are likely to receive heavy rains from April 13 to 17. At the same time, there is a possibility of heat wave in different parts of Punjab, South Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh from April 15.
According to the Meteorological Department, there is no forecast of heat wave conditions in the national capital for the next five to six days. There is a possibility of wind and cloudy sky in Delhi. This will bring down the temperature by 2-3 degree Celsius and reduce the heat wave. The maximum temperature can remain below 40 degree Celsius. March and April recorded the highest temperature in the country in the last 122 years. A Western Disturbance is already showing its effect over Northwest India. There is a possibility of heat wave conditions in Rajasthan around April 16.