The India Weather Department has said that the maximum temperature is expected to be 39°C-41°C and about 2°C-4°C above normal at a few pockets over Puducherry and Tamil Nadu during the next two days.
It has also issued an Orange Alert for severe heatwave in West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Bihar till 10 June. The IMD added that during the following two days, parts of interior Tamil Nadu are anticipated to experience scorching conditions.
IMD heat wave prediction: -An increase in maximum temperatures of 2-4°C over the plains of Northwest India over the next 5 days and of 2-3°C over Central India over the next 3 days is extremely likely. In some areas of Bihar from June 6 to 10, a severe heat wave is extremely likely to persist.
-During the period of June 6–10, scattered pockets of the heat wave are predicted to persist over West Bengal, east Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, and Yanam, Telangana.
-East Uttar Pradesh will continue to experience severe heatwave conditions from June 7 to June 10, and West Uttar Pradesh from June 8 to June 10.
IMD Rainfall Forecast South India: For Kerala, Lakshadweep, and South Interior Karnataka for the next five days, it is quite possible that rain will fall along with thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds.
-Over the course of the next five days, similar circumstances will also be present in coastal and northern interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh.
-Heavy rainfall is extremely likely to occur on June 6, 7, and 10 over isolated areas of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
-South Interior Karnataka will have heavy rains on June 9 and 10, as will Kerala from June 6–10.
Northeast India: Over the next five days, there is a very good chance of rainfall combined with thunderstorms and lightning.
-Very likely heavy rainfall on June 6 over Manipur, Mizoram and Manipur on June 7, and Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya on June 10.
Northwest India: On June 6 and 7, there is a very good chance of rain, thunderstorms, and lightning.
The IMD informed that thundersquall (speed 50-60 kmph) likely to occur over West Rajasthan on 6 and 7 June and over East Rajasthan on 6 June.