Blistering heat in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has killed over 750 people so far. The death could rise further as large parts of the country are witnessing unrelenting summer heat wave. Day temperatures are rising in Delhi and northern plains as well. The national capital has been a recording a new high every day.
The Western Disturbance over Jammu and Kashmir brought good showers. But the weather activity did not trickle down to the plains. Heat wave conditions are prevailing over the plains of North India.
Hot and dry northwesterly winds coming from Pakistan are making matters worse for the people over here. We could expect some relief only after 48 hours, as southwesterly winds coming from the Arabian Sea start blowing over the region.
The cyclonic circulation over Northeast India will continue to bring good showers in the region. At present this is the rainiest pocket of the country. Both day and night temperatures are within the comfort range. While day temperatures are in higher -20s, night minimum are in lower-20s.
The trough from the cyclonic circulation over East India will extend up to Andhra Pradesh. Dust storm and thundershowers over southern parts of Telangana and adjoining Andhra Pradesh could possible bring a drop in maximums from mid-40s to lower-40s.
Weather in Mumbai will remains hot and humid with maximum temperature hovering around 35°C and minimum will settle around 29°C degrees. Maximum will drop a little in Delhi and settle around 44°C. Nagpur will be the hottest major city with maximum around 45°C, and min at 31°C.