New Delhi: The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) on Monday, March 14, issued a severe heat wave condition alert for the Saurashtra-Kutch, Konkan areas. They also predicted heat wave conditions over Coastal Karnataka, Southwest, Rajasthan and Gujarat region.
Heat Wave to severe heat wave conditions in some parts of Saurashtra-Kutch & Konkan and heat wave conditions over Coastal Karnataka, Southwest Rajasthan & Gujarat region. pic.twitter.com/BVTsoE1TIX
— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) March 14, 2022
The Indian Metrological Department further said that there is a a high probability that maximum temperatures will rise by 2-3°C over most parts of Northwest, Central and northeast India during next 3 days.
Rain in Southern India
South Interior Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal and Kerala & Mahe are likely to receive light rainfall from 16 March to 18 March. Andaman and Nicobar Islands will also receive light rainfall from 14-18 March.
Strong Winds (speed reaching 25-35 kmph) likely to prevail over plains of Northwest India on 16- 17 March.
Heat Wave alert issued
The IMD said that heat wave conditions to severe heat wave conditions were very likely to prevail in some parts of Saurashtra-Kutch and in isolated pockets over Konkan on 14-15 March.
They also mentioned that less than severe heat wave conditions would very likely prevail in isolated pockets of the region on 16 March.
Gujarat region and South west Rajasthan is will also witness heat wave conditions in isolated pockets from 14-16 March.
Similar condition will prevail over Coastal Karnataka from 14-15 March.
These conditions will remain the same thereafter, said the IMD’s official statement.
East India will also see a gradual rise in maximum temperatures by 2-4°C during next 4-5 days. On the other hand, Gujarat and Maharashtra will see a fall in their maximum temperatures 2-3°C after three days.
The weather is likely to be dry for most parts of the country.