49 degree sun in Delhi, UP: Maximum temperature recorded after 1966; People are suffering
Delhi and Uttar Pradesh recorded a maximum temperature of 49 degrees Celsius on Sunday (May 15). The highest temperature was recorded in the Mungeshpur region of Haryana. This is said to be the first time since 1966 that such a high temperature has been recorded in Delhi.
Like Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan recorded the highest temperatures yesterday. People suffered as much as the sun and hot air.
RK Jenamani, a scientist at the Indian Meteorological Center in Delhi, said, “There were tremors from the west in March, April and May, but nothing came of the clouds. It only rained lightly on April 21 and May 4. “
May 15 is the hottest day of the year. Similarly, last April saw the highest temperature recorded in 70 years in April. Widespread temperatures of 45 degrees were recorded across Delhi yesterday. Of these, only Mungespur and Najafgarh recorded 49 degrees. Both of these are areas in south-east Delhi.
Red Alert: Meanwhile, a red alert has been issued for Rajasthan in anticipation of rising temperatures. Orange alert has been issued for Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.
A green alert indicating the temperature means that no action is required. A yellow alert means to be careful. An orange alert means to be on alert and a red alert to carry out rescue and relief operations.
Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department has forecast hot winds in northwestern and central India today and a slight decrease in intensity and spread tomorrow (May 17).
Most parts of Tamil Nadu are likely to receive showers for the next 4 days due to the monsoon in northern and western India. The Met Office has warned of heavy rains in some districts. Similarly, heavy rains are widespread in Kerala. A red alert has been issued for Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram and Kozhikode districts.
Published on : May 16, 2022 at 10:20 AM