The IMD (India Meteorological Department) has issued an ‘orange’ advisory warning of extreme heatwave conditions in Patna, Banka, Jamui, Nawada, Aurangabad, Supaul, and numerous other districts of Bihar for two days beginning Tuesday.
Bankura had the highest temperature in WB (West Bengal), at 43.7 degrees Celsius, while Kolkata had the lowest, at 40 degrees Celsius. Hot weather situations persisted in Punjab and Haryana, with extreme temperatures above 40 Dec C in most segments of the two states.
In Haryana, the mercury settled at 41.4 degrees Celsius in Hisar, Karnal recorded a soaring of 40.7 Deg C, Narnaul recorded a high of 40.2 Deg C, Ambala recorded a high of 39.7 Deg C, and Bhiwani recorded a high of 39.6 Deg C. The highest heat temperature in Punjab’s Bathinda was 41 Deg C.
The temperature in Amritsar was 36.6 degrees Celsius, and in Patiala it was 41.2 degrees Celsius. Chandigarh, the combined capital of two states, had a high of 39.4 De C. Hamirpur and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh were the warmest, with temperatures reaching 44.2 degrees Celsius, with the meteorological service forecasting rain/thundershowers in scattered areas in the state’s west.
Lucknow had a high temperature of 41.3 Deg C and a low temperature of 24.5 Deg C. Chittorgarh recorded 43.2 degrees Celsius, followed by Banswara (42.7 degrees), Kota (42.8 degrees), Phalodi (42.2 degrees), Alwar and Sawai Madhopur (41.7 degrees each), Dholpur (42 degrees), Tonk (41.6 degrees), Barmer (41.2 degrees), Churu and Pilani (41.4 degrees each), and Jaipur (40 degrees).
On Tuesday, the APSDMA (Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority) foretold severe heat wave atmospheres in one mandal and the same in 117 others all through the state. Officials claimed that additional snowfall fell in several regions of Kashmir’s upper peaks, while showers pummelling the lowlands.