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Relief from Scorching Heat! IMD Predicts Dust, Thunderstorm on May 29-30

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

Amid the scorching heat and severe heatwave conditions across the nation, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that dust and thunderstorms are likely over different parts of north India on May 29-30, bringing relief from the scorching temperature. Moreover, maximum temperatures over plains of north India likely to recede from 28th onwards with substantial reduction of Heatwave conditions from 29th May. Under favourable wind conditions over parts of central India, heatwave conditions also likely to reduce from these areas from 29th May said the weather department in its morning bulletin.

According to the Meteorological Department, yesterday (May 26), Churu and Yakobabad in Pakistan were the two highest temperature cities in the world while mercury reached 50 degrees Celsius in Churu, Rajasthan creating a record.

These States to Witness Heavy Rainfall during next 24 hours

Due to strong southerly winds from the Bay of Bengal to northeast India at lower tropospheric levels; Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls likely at isolated places over Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram during next 24hours. Heavy rainfall at isolated places over parts of south peninsular India during 28th-30th May 2020

As per yesterday’s reports, rain/thundershowers observed at many places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim; at a few places over Assam & Meghalaya and Gangetic West Bengal while Severe heatwave conditions observed over some parts of West Rajasthan and at one or two pockets of East Rajasthan. Heatwave conditions observed at many parts of Vidarbha.

Maximum temperatures were markedly above normal (5.1°C or more) at a few places over West Rajasthan at isolated places over Haryana while minimum temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at most places over East Rajasthan; at many places over West Madhya Pradesh.

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