The south-west monsoon is forecast for most parts of the country, with pre-monsoon activity intensifying in the northwest and central parts of India from Wednesday, IMD officials said.
New Delhi: High temperatures are expected in many parts of central and northwestern India on Tuesday, the Indian Meteorological Department said. However, most parts of the region will start to experience small spells of pre-monsoon rain starting Wednesday.
The south-west monsoon is forecast for most parts of the country, with the eastern monsoon set to intensify in the northwest and parts of central India by Wednesday, senior meteorological officials said.
“The heat waves in the country are mostly reduced due to increased rainfall and monsoon. However, some parts of northwestern India also recorded high temperatures on Tuesday, ”a senior IMD official said.
The temperature will be in the range of two to three degrees Celsius in northwest and central India over the next three to four days, the official said.
According to IMD records on Monday, temperatures were above 44 degrees Celsius in Punjab, Patiala, Chandigarh, Bhiwani, Haryana, Rohtak and Hisar, Ridge in Delhi and the cities of Ayya Nagar and Rajasthan, Churu and Pilani.
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