These States Will Witness A Hotter Summer This April-June With Extreme Heatwaves: IMD Predictions

India will experience above-normal temperatures this summer season.

by Shreya Ghosh
These States Will Witness A Hotter Summer This April-June With Extreme Heatwaves: IMD Predictions

It is only the second day of April and we can already imagine what a sweltering summer season is awaiting us this year. Since March, the scorching heat began to impact our lives and the situation is all set to worsen. According to several reports, India will witness extreme heatwaves for about 3 months and its impact will be terrible in some parts of the nation. Read on to know all the information about the chances of heatwaves this summer season.

Get Ready To Experience A Hotter Summer This Year!

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The recent weather prediction of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) is turning out to be one of the worst updates that we could hear. On Monday the agency announced chances of longer heatwaves in April, May, and June. Furthermore, it warned readers about ‘above-normal temperatures’ this summer season.

Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, the IMD Director General, shared how most places in India are likely to experience above-normal maximum temperatures from April to May. The seasonal update also stated a high probability of such weather over central and western peninsular India, according to a report by Asianet News.

In addition to all these, there are chances for the minimum temperatures to remain above normal in most places in India apart from a few isolated parts in Northeast and Northwest India, according to a report by Business Today. IMD also predicted how extreme heatwaves from April to May are likely to harshly affect India’s central and western peninsular regions. The impact of heatwaves and above-normal temperatures may affect many parts of the northern and central plains.

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The only good news about the weather predictions is that many places in the Northeast, Himalayan region, and North Odisha are likely to witness below-average maximum temperatures this year.

Predictions About Extreme Heatwaves In India

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  • The weather department has predicted a longer duration of heatwaves this year, continuing for about 10 to 20 days.
  • There are chances that Andhra Pradesh, Central Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, North Chhattisgarh, North Karnataka, Odisha, and Rajasthan will witness the harshest heatwaves.

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Stay hydrated and healthy this summer season!

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