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Delhi Weather highlights: Capital set for relief from heat wave starting today

Delhi Weather highlights: The city may see light rain and a dust storm later in the day, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Delhi Weather News Live: People seen out during extreme hot weather conditions at Mungeshpur Village in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, May 29, 2024.
Delhi Weather News Live: People seen out during extreme hot weather conditions at Mungeshpur Village in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, May 29, 2024.

Delhi Weather highlights: The ongoing heat wave to severe heat wave conditions across Northwest and Central India are expected to gradually reduce starting from Thursday with heat wave conditions in isolated/some parts till Saturday. Monsoon latest updates Boosted by Cyclone Remal, the southwest monsoon hit the Kerala coast and parts of the northeast on Thursday, a day earlier than forecasted by the weather office....Read More

Initially predicted for May 31, the monsoon's early arrival may be attributed to Cyclone Remal, which redirected the monsoonal flow towards the Bay of Bengal, according to weather experts.

Recent heavy rainfall in Kerala has resulted in surplus May precipitation, as per data from the weather office.

Delhi weather forecast

May 30: Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions expected at a few places with warm nights and isolated thunderstorms/lightning.

May 31: Heat wave conditions predicted at a few places with warm nights and isolated thunderstorms/lightning accompanied by gusty winds (speed 30-40 KMPH).

June 1: Heat wave conditions and warm nights with isolated thunderstorms/lightning accompanied by gusty winds (speed 30-40 KMPH) expected at isolated places.

June 2: Heat wave and warm nights at isolated places.

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May 30, 2024 7:36 PM IST

Delhi govt sets up war room to monitor water tankers

The Delhi government is setting up a central war room in Delhi Jal Board to monitor the supply of water tankers according to the requirement in the national capital, Delhi Minister Atishi said on Friday.

This comes as Delhi continues to grapple with an intense heat wave combined with the shortage of water. (ANI)

May 30, 2024 5:17 PM IST

Delhi fire dept got over 200 calls on May 29, highest so far this year

Fire-related calls surged to 180 on Wednesday recording a nearly three-fold rise over the single-day calls received by the Delhi Fire Service, with officials attributing the increase to heatwave conditions prevailing in the national capital.

May 30, 2024 4:36 PM IST

UP cop performs CPR on monkey, who fell unconscious due to sweltering heat

In Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr, a cop found a “lifeless” monkey who had fallen from a tree in the premises of the police station. Without wasting time, he performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the animal to save its life, which fell unconscious due to the sweltering heat. More here.

May 30, 2024 4:08 PM IST

Met dept predicts rain for parts of Andhra Pradesh from May 30 to June 3

The India Meteorological Department on Thursday forecast thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and gusty winds in parts of Andhra Pradesh for five days from May 30.

Parts of North Coastal Andhra Pradesh (NCAP), Yanam, South Coastal Andhra Pradesh (SCAP) and Rayalaseema are expected to receive rainfall, accompanied by strong winds.

Winds up to speeds of 40 km per hour (kmph) have been forecast, according to a Meteorological department release.

May 30, 2024 2:58 PM IST

List of the hottest places in India

1. Churu, Rajasthan: 50.5 degrees Celsius

2. Sirsa, Haryana: 50.3 degrees Celsius

3. Mungeshpur, Haryana: 49.9 degrees Celsius

4. Narela, Delhi: 49.9 degrees Celsius

5. Najafgarh, Delhi: 49.8 degrees Celsius

6. Sirsa, Haryana: 49.5 degrees Celsius

7. Ganganagar, Rajasthan: 49.4 degrees Celsius

8. Pilani, Rajasthan: 49 degrees Celsius

9. Phalodi, Rajasthan: 49 degrees Celsius

10. Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh: 49 degrees Celsius

May 30, 2024 2:32 PM IST

Delhi Weather News Live: LG asks government to protect labourers from heat

Delhi Weather News Live: Delhi's lieutenant governor on Wednesday asked the government to ensure measures were taken to protect labourers by providing water and shaded areas at construction sites and granting them paid leave from noon to 3 p.m.

May 30, 2024 1:44 PM IST

Searing temperatures boost India gas use as idle plants restart

Sweltering heat has raised gas demand in India by as much as 12% from a year ago as some idle power plants have restarted to cater to growing electricity needs, according to a major supplier of the fuel in India’s capital.

May 30, 2024 12:30 PM IST

Delhi Weather News Live: First heat-related death in capital

Delhi Weather News Live: A 40-year-old man succumbed to heat stroke at Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital as the national capital faced extreme heat. According to reports, the man, a native of Darbhanga, Bihar, had been residing in a room without any cooling devices such as a fan or cooler.

Read in detail: Delhi heatwave: Man, living without cooler or fan, dies amid '107 degree' fever

May 30, 2024 11:41 AM IST

Delhi Weather News Live: Capital faces water crisis

Delhi Weather News Live: A water crisis has emerged in several parts of the city, forcing residents to wait for hours in long queues for water tankers.

May 30, 2024 11:00 AM IST

Monsoon arrives over Kerala, Northeast

Southwest Monsoon has arrived in Kerala and is making its way into many areas of Northeast India. This brings much-needed rain relief to the regions, signaling the start of the rainy season

May 30, 2024 10:59 AM IST

Delhi Weather News Live: Light rain expected

Delhi Weather News Live: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) reported that Delhi experienced a minimum temperature of 30.4 degrees Celsius on Thursday, with forecasts indicating the possibility of light rain and a dust storm later in the day.

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