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Northwestern and Central India to get respite from heatwave in three days: IMD

May 28, 2024 9:09 AM IST

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The Deep Depression, a remnant of Cyclonic Storm Remal over Bangladesh moved east-northeastwards with a speed of 15 kilometers per hour and lay centered over Bangladesh during last night.

The India Meteorological Department, IMD said that the system is likely to move east-northeastwards, and gradually weaken into a Depression today. Owing to the conditions, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over eastern districts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal today (Tuesday).

Similar conditions are likely over Northeast India as well for which IMD has issued a red alert. Heavy rainfall is very likely over Kerala, Lakshadweep and Mahe till Friday.

Meanwhile, IMD has informed that conditions are favourable for the onset of monsoon over Kerala and North-Eastern stays in next five days. Monsoon has already advanced over South, East, West Central and North East Bay of Bengal along with some parts of Arabian Sea.

The Weather department has forecast above normal rainfall over the country as a whole during the monsoon season this year.

On the other hand, severe heatwave conditions will continue to grip parts of Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana-Chandigarh-Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh till tomorrow. Heatwave conditions are very likely over Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha and Jammu division till the next two days. Some respite is likely from Thursday onwards.

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