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Heat wave to sweep western India
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Heat wave to sweep western India

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Pune, Apr 2 : Heat waves prevailed at isolated places over east Madhya Pradesh, Marathwada, Chhattisgarh, Saurashtra and Kutch.

Day temperatures were appreciably above normal in some parts of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat State, Marathwada, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, and coastal Karnataka. Day temperatures were above normal in some parts of Odisha, Jharkhand, Konkan and Goa, madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha, south interior Karnataka, Kerala and in remaining parts of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat State, Marathwada, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu.

Day temperatures were appreciably below normal in some parts of Assam, Meghalaya and in remaining parts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim and were markedly below normal in some parts of West Bengal, Sikkim, and Bihar. The highest maximum temperature recorded over the plains was 43.4 degrees celsius in Chandrapur of Vidarbha.

Heat waves are very likely to sweep across isolated places over Rajasthan, Gujarat State, madhya Maharashtra, and Marathwada.
Thunderstorm along with gusty winds with speed reaching up to 60-70 kmph is very likely at isolated places over West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Odisha, and Bihar during next 24 hours.

Rain or thundershowers have occurred at many places in Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and at isolated places in Assam, Meghalaya, Gangetic West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh coastal Andhra Pradesh, and south interior Karnataka.

Mainly dry weather prevailed in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Gujarat State, Konkan and Goa, madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, coastal and north interior Karnataka, Kerala, and Lakshadweep. (UNI)