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Heatwave in Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana to end, temperature to decrease by 2-3 degrees Celsius: IMD

He added, "Delhi will have wind & cloud conditions. Predicted western disturbance is already showing effects over north-western India."

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 03:33 PM IST

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North India is likely to get relief from heat wave for some days due to cloudy weather. RK Jenamani, DGM, IMD, said, "Due to the increased presence of clouds over Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan & Haryana, the temperature will decrease by 2-3°C and heatwave will remit."

He added, "Delhi will have wind & cloud conditions. Predicted western disturbance is already showing effects over north-western India."

"Major spell of heatwave is over. Thunderstorms expected in west Rajasthan & Punjab. All India temp was highest in 122 years due to no rainfall in last 50 days. Heatwave condition might arise in Rajasthan around April 16. Another western disturbance expected from 18 April," added DGM, IMD.

Weather department had predicted that the maximum temperature for the Delhi is expected to settle around 42 degrees Celsius.The minimum temperature recorded on Tuesday was 22.5 degrees Celsius.

Bearing the brunt of a stifling heatwave, Delhi on Monday recorded a maximum temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius, the highest in April in five years, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

(With inputs from PTI)

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Published on: Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 03:33 PM IST