The India Meteorological Department has announced that India will experience above-normal heat waves from April to June. Mrityunjay Mahabhadra, Director General of the India Meteorological Department, stated that during this summer season, most areas in the country will experience higher temperatures than usual. Temperatures in the plains are expected to reach at least 40 degrees Celsius, with the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, and Haryana experiencing heat waves for most days. Coastal and mountainous regions are expected to have temperatures of 37 and 30 degrees Celsius, respectively. A heat wave is defined as a temperature of at least 40 degrees Celsius in plains, 37 degrees Celsius in coastal areas, and 30 degrees Celsius in mountainous areas.
Furthermore, the Meteorological Department predicts normal rainfall in April, with the possibility of above-normal rainfall in the North West, Central, and Peninsular regions. Alternatively, Northeast India is expected to receive normal rainfall. These weather conditions will affect various regions in the country.
more than normal
The India Meteorological Department has said that the heat wave will be more than normal in India from April to June. Mrityunjay Mahabhadra, Director General of the India Meteorological Department said:- During the summer season from April to June this year, most places in the country will be hotter than normal.
40 degrees in the plains.
Temperatures are likely to be below normal or below normal over tropical parts of South India and parts of Northwest India. The states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab and Haryana will experience heat wave for most days. The temperature in the plains is at least 40 degrees Celsius.
What is a heat wave?
If the temperature reaches at least 40 degrees Celsius in plains, 37 degrees Celsius in coastal areas, and 30 degrees Celsius in mountainous areas, it is called a heat wave. Temperature has been recorded in our country since 1901. It is noteworthy that since then the highest temperature recorded in the month of February has been recorded only in the current year.
Normal amount of rain
Similarly, in terms of rainfall, the Meteorological Department has said that it will receive normal rainfall in this month of April. Rainfall is likely to be normal or above normal in North West, Central and Peninsular regions. Northeast India will receive normal rainfall.