The MeT Office predicted that Telangana, interior Andhra Pradesh, and parts of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh could experience temperatures as high as 40°C by the first week of March, despite the fact that most areas of northwest and central India have been experiencing maximum temperatures that are more than 3 to 4 notches above average since mid-February.
In one or two meteorological subdivisions of northwest India, the temperature may reach 40 degrees Celsius and above in the first half of March, according to a representative of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Max temperature settles at 32.3 degrees Celsius in Delhi
It was a warm day in Delhi on Sunday as the maximum temperature settled at 32.3 degree Celsius, seven notches above the season’s average, the India Meteorological Department said. The city recorded a minimum temperature of 12.9 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average, the IMD said.The relative humidity oscillated between 94 per cent and 40 per cent, it said.
Monday will primarily have clear skies, according to the IMD. On Monday, the high and low temperatures are probably going to be around 32 and 13, respectively.
For the past week, the temperature has been significantly higher than usual. The Safdarjung observatory, the main weather station for the national capital, recorded a maximum temperature of 33.6 degrees Celsius on Monday, making it the third warmest February day in Delhi since 1969.
Weather forecast for next 24 hours
According to weather agency, Skymet, during the next 24 hours, light to moderate rain and snowfall may occur over Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Ladakh, Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh.
Light rain is possible over Assam, Jammu, Sikkim, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Isolated light rain or thunderstorm may occur over parts of Punjab, north Haryana, and south Tamil Nadu after 24 hours. Intensity of rain and snowfall may increase over Western Himalayas between February 28 and March 2.