IMD issues heat wave warning for Telangana

IMD issues heat wave warning for Telangana

IMD issues heat wave warning for Telangana

On the other end, the coastal regions of Palghar, Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg, the temperatures averaged between 32-34 degrees.

"There is a heatwave like condition in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, but areas like Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada do not have any heatwave alerts".

Jaipur was scorching at 43 degrees, five degrees above average, and the minimum temperature recorded was 29.6 degrees Celsius, nearly seven degrees above average.

In its latest bulletin, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has said heat wave conditions are likely to prevail in most places in Rajasthan, western Madhya Pradesh, Saurashtra and Kutch over the next few days. Adilabad sizzled at 44 degrees Celsius, followed by Medak (43.3), Hyderabad (43) and Nalgonda (42.6).

The maximum temperatures will remain around 43ºC till April 18. It's minimum temperature rose by 5.8 degree Celsius taking it to 28 degree Celsius. However, there will be no major dip in the day temperatures, said city Met department officials.

The northerly winds bring dry and hot winds to Maharashtra, raising the day temperatures at several places. But its night temperature was 23.2°C. The all-time record for April was 43.3ºC on April 30, 1973.

Mahabaleshwar, the famous hill-station known for its year-long salubrious climate, was almost as hot as Mumbai at 34 degrees, virtually driving away the tourists.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.

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