After a few days of relief in the heat of the weather due to cyclonic storm Asani, now the mercury has started heating up again. In fact, the capital Delhi and its surrounding areas are getting to see a steady increase in the maximum temperature. On the other hand, due to the hot air in Delhi, the temperature has reached up to 45 degree Celsius and the Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert here for Friday, along with heatwave in most areas on Saturday. A walking warning has also been issued. Let us tell you that due to heat wave in the capital Delhi, the maximum mercury reached 44-45 degree Celsius on Thursday in many areas.
On the other hand, the maximum temperature recorded at Safdarjung Observatory was 42.5 degrees Celsius, which was 41.4 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Yes and the temperature recorded in it is considered as the official temperature of the national capital. Apart from this, Najafgarh recorded 44.7 degrees Celsius, Mungeshpur 45.4 degrees Celsius and Pitampura 44 degrees Celsius and was at least five degrees above the normal temperature. Let us tell you that the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert amid the scorching heat and has warned of heat wave in most areas today i.e. on Friday and Saturday. While an orange alert has been issued for Sunday, which means that there can be a severe heat wave on this day. In fact, on the coming Sunday, the mercury can go up to 45 degree Celsius at Safdarjung Observatory.
Apart from this, meteorologists said that the temperature can reach 46-47 degree Celsius in different areas. By the way, not only Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan are also suffering from the scorching heat. The maximum temperature in most parts of North India crossed 48 degree Celsius in Barmer, Rajasthan on Thursday. At least 29 cities in Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra recorded temperatures above 44 degrees Celsius. With this, the Meteorological Office says that there is no significant change in the maximum temperature in Northwest India during the next three days and only after that the mercury can drop by 2-3 degree Celsius.
On the other hand, the Southwest Monsoon may arrive early this year in the country and the first seasonal rain in Andaman and Nicobar Islands has been predicted on May 15. In fact, the Meteorological Department said in a statement, 'The southwest monsoon is likely to reach south Andaman Sea and southeast Bay of Bengal around May 15.' Apart from this, meteorologists believe that the extended forecasts have indicated favorable conditions for the onset of continuous early monsoon and it will move over Kerala and then northwards. With this, due to the early arrival of monsoon, people in most parts of the country will get relief, who are suffering from the scorching heat for more than a fortnight. However, normally the monsoon arrives in Kerala on June 1.