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Heatwave tracker: Delhi’s temperature to 47 degree Celsius this week, IMD issues yellow alert

Amid the ongoing scorching heatwave in northern India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a heatwave warning for Delhi, set to last till 14 June.

According the met department, between 11-14 June, the temperature in Delhi-NCR is likely to touch 47 degrees Celsius, and citing this, the IMD has issued an orange alert in the national capital region.

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Earlier on Monday, the maximum temperature in Delhi crossed 43 degrees Celsius., while some areas recorded 43.4 degrees Celsius, which is 3.5 notches above normal.

Also, few areas in Delhi registered a maximum temperature of 46 degrees Celsius, said the IMD. Narela was the hottest at 46.6 degree Celsius followed by Najafgarh at 46.3 degree Celsius, Aya Nagar at 44.7 degree Celsius, Lodhi Road at 43.8 degrees Celsius and Palam at 44.1 degrees, reported Hindustan Times.

The MeT department, while issuing a Orange alert in Delhi, said that skies will mostly be clear with heatwave conditions as well as gusty winds that would blow at the speed of 25 to 35 km per hour during the day on Tuesday.

Heatwave in other parts of India:

Apart from Delhi, severe heatwave conditions prevailed over parts of Gangetic West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, south Bihar, Delhi, and Jharkhand on Monday. In UP Bihar, and Madhya Pradesh’s seven places, the temperatures surpassed 45 degrees Celsius, while Prayagraj remained the warmest place in India at 46.3 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, the met department predicted fresh spell of heatwave is likely to affect parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Gangetic West Bengal.

Monsoon in Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka:

While the North India is reeling under heatwave, Maharashtra, Goa and Konkan experienced heavy rains, with prediction of very heavy rainfall in coming days.

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