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Delhi weather forecast: IMD issues ‘orange alert’ for heatwave

Delhi weather forecast: IMD issues 'orange alert' for heatwaveDelhi weather forecast

Delhi weather forecast: According to the regional meteorological office’s prediction on Wednesday, Delhi is forecast to see a partly overcast sky on Thursday, May 30, with scorching conditions in some parts. There is also a potential of a thunderstorm with very light rain or drizzle.

The regional office of the India Meteorological Department issued an orange notice for Thursday in place of the red alert for the heatwave that was issued on Wednesday. The predicted drop in temperature is between 2°C and 3°C.

The regional meteorological center in New Delhi forecasts partly cloudy skies on Thursday. Heatwave conditions are expected in some areas, with a chance of thunderstorms, dust storms, and very light rain or drizzle. These weather phenomena may be accompanied by gusty winds, reaching speeds of 25-35 kmph. -Delhi weather forecast

The meteorological agency forecasted a maximum temperature of around 45°C.

As per the meteorological center’s forecast, cloudy conditions are likely to continue until June 1st. Following that, there’s no expected occurrence of light rain or drizzle until June 4th.

Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of IMD’s Regional Weather Forecasting Centre, told ANI: We have issued an orange alert for Thursday, with a predicted temperature drop of 2-3 degrees. Thunderstorms and lightning are possible on May 31st and June 1st as a result of western disturbances in Delhi-NCR and the entire Northwest region… By June 1st, the temperature will have dropped 3-4 degrees.

Maximum temperatures in diverse areas

The highest temperatures in several parts of Delhi at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday:

Ridge – 47.3°C

Palam – 47.0°C

Safdarjung – 46.8°C

Ayanagar – 46.8°C

Lodhi Road – 46.2°C

Conditions of heatwave in Delhi

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday that the current heatwave to severe heatwave conditions across Northwest and Central India are predicted to progressively subside beginning May 30.

The unrelenting summer heat blistered Delhi on Wednesday, with temperatures reaching a record ‘52.3°C at 3:15 pm’ in Mungeshpur, located on the city’s northwestern outskirts. This was the highest temperature ever recorded anywhere in India.

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In a post on X on Wednesday evening, Union Minister for Earth Sciences Kiren Rijiju stated, It is not official yet. A temperature of 52.3°C in Delhi is highly unlikely. Our senior officials at IMD have been asked to verify the news report, and an official statement will be released soon.

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