Heatwave in Imphal and Assam's Dibrugarh
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Heatwave in Imphal and Assam's Dibrugarh

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Pune, Apr 16 : Heatwave gripped Assam's Dibrugarh with the region sizzling at 36 degrees Celsius, eight degrees above normal and Imphal recording 33 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal on Thursday.

Day temperatures were markedly above normal in some parts of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Punjab and were appreciably above normal in some parts of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Saurashtra and Kutch, Konkan and Goa and in remaining parts of Assam and Meghalaya. The were above normal in some parts of west Uttar Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat Region, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Vidarbha, costal Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe and in remaining parts of east Rajasthan.

Day temperatures were markedly below normal in some parts of West Bengal and Sikkim, Bihar and were appreciably below normal in some parts of Bihar and were below normal in some parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam. They were normal over rest of the country. The highest maximum temperature of 43.4 degrees Celsius was recorded at Jalgaon (Madhya Maharashtra). Thunderstorm was observed (from 1130 IST of yesterday to 0830 hours of today) at isolated places over West Bengal and Sikkim, Bihar, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra, coastal Karnataka and Uttarakhand. Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions observed in isolated pockets over Saurashtra and Kutch.

Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning, hail and squall (speed reaching 45-55 kmph) are likely at isolated places over Assam and Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura; with lightning and gusty winds (speed reaching 30-40 kmph) likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Vidarbha, West Bengal and Sikkim and Madhya Maharashtra; with lightning over east Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Marathawada, Telangana, coastal Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal. Heavy rainfall likely at isolated places over Assam and Meghalaya during next 24 hours. Rain occurred at most places in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura and at many places in Assam and Meghalaya and Gangetic West Bengal and at a few places in Arunachal Pradesh, SubHimalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala and Andaman and Nicobar Islands and at isolated places in Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Tamil Nadu and coastal Karnataka. Mainly dry weather prevailed in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Konkan and Goa, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, interior Karnataka and Lakshadweep. (UNI)

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