The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday released the list of the hottest cities in the country. Alwar is considered to be the hottest in Rajasthan. The temperature here was 45.8 degree Celsius.
The whole of North India including Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand is in the grip of severe heat. Summer has started from the fields to the mountains. In April alone, people facing the heat of May-June will not get relief from heat wave for the next three days. There is a possibility of heat wave in UP, Haryana, Bihar and Jharkhand, so a separate alert has been issued.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday released the list of the hottest cities in the country. Alwar is considered to be the hottest in Rajasthan. The temperature here was recorded 45.8 degree Celsius. Whereas in 17 cities like UP, Haryana and Jharkhand, the mercury has crossed 44. In Rajasthan, dry and hot winds coming from Pakistan will create a red alert in the next three days. The mercury will remain above 47 degrees.
The mercury has reached 45 degrees in Rajgarh and Narmadapuram districts of Madhya Pradesh. Bhopal recorded a temperature of 41.7 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal. Outbreaks were reported in Chhindwara, Chhatarpur, Sagar, Rajgarh, Dhar, Ratlam, Gwalior and Guna districts. The Director General of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Mrityunjay Mohapatra said that heatwave may continue till April 15 in many parts of North India.
UP: Fire rained from the sky
From Lucknow, Agra to Aligarh, fire rained from the sky on Friday. Agra recorded a maximum temperature of 44.2 degree Celsius. Not only humans but also animals and birds were troubled in the state. Roads and markets were deserted. Agra being the hottest day of the season recorded the hottest city in the state. It has also become the record for the hottest days of the season. The heat wave continues since March 29. The day temperature was six degrees Celsius above normal. Now the Meteorological Department has issued an alert till 12 April. This is going to be a new record of heat for 15 consecutive days.
Uttarakhand: Warning of severe heat on 11th and 12th
The Meteorological Department has issued a warning of severe heat for the mountainous areas. An orange alert has been issued for Saturday-Sunday, while a red alert has been issued for April 11 and 12. During this time the temperature is expected to rise by two to three degrees. State Meteorological Center director Bikram Singh said that the temperature in almost all the cities of the state was six to seven degrees above normal. The districts of Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Tehri, Pithoragarh, Rudraprayag, Almora, Bageshwar, Nainital and Champawat are likely to witness an increase of two to three degrees in the next three to four days. After a few days, there is a possibility of avalanches in the higher reaches.
Jharkhand: Mercury crosses 40 degrees in seven districts
In the midst of scorching heat, the outbreak of heat wave continues in many parts of the north-eastern part of Jharkhand on Friday. Medininagar recorded a maximum temperature of 42.2 degrees Celsius. However, the maximum temperature in Giridih was 6.0 degrees Celsius above normal. Heat wave conditions are prevailing at lower levels due to warm westerly winds coming from south and southwest. It is unlikely to improve in the next few days.
Haryana: Yellow alert in 16 districts
Yellow alert has been issued in 16 districts of Haryana regarding heat. Heat wave and strong heat wave (very hot wind) are forecast for the next one week. Haryana’s Panipat recorded a maximum temperature of 44.6 degree Celsius. Narnaul and Mahendergarh in Mahendragarh recorded maximum temperatures of 42.2 and 41.7 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Bihar: Flames of heat will disturb Ram Navami, alert issued
In the southern part of Bihar, westerly winds coming from Rajasthan to Rajasthan via UP are increasing. Due to its effect, heat wave conditions will prevail in 20 districts on Saturday and Sunday. That is, on the day of Ramnavami, the heat wave will disturb the people. The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for the next two days. Meanwhile, Buxar remained the hottest in the state on Friday as well. The maximum temperature recorded here was 42.4 degrees. Patna was also affected by Poorva during the night, which continued till Friday morning.
where the maximum temperature
Kanpur :- 42.0
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heat above 40 degrees
According to the IMD, hot winds are declared as ‘loo’ when the temperature in the plains is 40 degrees Celsius or 4.5 degrees Celsius above normal. A ‘severe heat’ is declared when the temperature is 6.4 degrees above normal.