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Heat wave likely in northwest plains; monsoon inches towards WB, northeast

June 6, 2013 4:07 PM |

Some parts of Punjab, Haryana, west Madhya Pradesh and west Rajasthan are expected to witness heat wave conditions during the next two to three days. The weather could be extremely hot in some parts of west Rajasthan where temperature may rise above 47 degrees. Meanwhile, monsoon will advance towards sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and northeast states during the next two days. Monsoon rain would continue to occur over south Peninsula during the period.

Hot and dry winds would bring one of the hottest days this June over northwest plains. Bikaner and Jaisalmer in Rajasthan could record maximum temperatures of 47 and 45 degrees respectively during the next 24 hours. Amritsar and Ludhiana in Punjab are expected to register day temperatures at 46 and 45 degrees or more during the next two days.

Hissar in Haryana could record its hottest days at 47 and 48 degrees during the next two days. This kind of temperature would continue to exist till 10th of June. Pre-monsoon showers and clouds could bring down the temperature in this region thereafter.

Monsoon rain is expected to occur in the east and northeast India for the first time during the next two to three days. Some parts of sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim could experience monsoon rains at many places during the period. There could also be heavy rainfall at one or two places in these regions.

Monsoon rain will continue over Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh during the next two to three days. Many places in these states will witness moderate rainfall with one or two places expected to receive heavy downpour. The monsoon line is passing through Harnai, Parbhani, Ramagundam and Vishakhapatnam.

One or two places in east Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, east Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa will also receive showers during the next two days. The trough of low pressure runs from west Rajasthan to east central Bay of Bengal across east Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa.

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