Central, northwest India to ditch heatwave, set a date with pre-monsoon showers from Wednesday  

Edited By: Gandharv Walia
New Delhi Updated: Jun 14, 2022, 03:05 PM(IST)

Central, northwest India may ditch heatwave and set a date with pre-monsoon showers from Wednesday (representative image). Photograph:( Reuters )

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Several places like Chandigarh, Bhiwani, Rohtak, Ganganagar, Patiala, Hisar, Churu and Pilani witnessed temperatures over 44 degrees Celsius on Monday, as per IMD’s data. In this year, the Indian capital, New Delhi, has experienced 25 days with maximum temperatures over 42 degrees Celsius

The tormenting heatwave continues to a take a toll in central and northwest India as several parts of the region are still witnessing high temperatures on Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department said. From Wednesday, several areas of the region may start experiencing small spells of pre-monsoon showers. This will surely be a huge respite for several residents of the region. The pre-monsoon activity will intensify in northwest and central India from Wednesday as the southwest monsoon has been advancing to other parts of the country, said senior officials of the Met department.  

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“Heatwave conditions have largely abated in the country because of increased rainfall activity and monsoon coverage. Some parts of northwest India will, however, record high temperatures on Tuesday as well,” said a senior IMD official. In the next three to four days, there will be a drop of two to three degrees Celsius in temperatures in northwest and central India, the official added.  

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Several places like Chandigarh, Bhiwani, Rohtak, Ganganagar, Patiala, Hisar, Churu and Pilani witnessed temperatures over 44 degrees Celsius on Monday, as per IMD’s data. In this year, the Indian capital, New Delhi, has experienced 25 days with maximum temperatures over 42 degrees Celsius.  

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(With inputs from agencies) 

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