IMD says it’s “very likely” that parts of India will have a heatwave.

In sections of India, including Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, and Uttar Pradesh, the India Meteorological Department has issued a heatwave warning.

In its daily weather report on Tuesday, IMD predicted that isolated pockets of western and eastern Uttar Pradesh would experience heatwave conditions on Tuesday (April 18) and Wednesday (April 19) and that these conditions will subside thereafter.

West Bengal and Bihar are very likely to experience a heatwave over the next three days. The forecast is for “the next 24 hours” in Odisha, Sikkim, and sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and for April 18 and 19 in Jharkhand.

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IMD reports that Gangetic West Bengal has been experiencing heatwave conditions for the past six days. Monday, the IMD issued an orange alert for West Bengal as a result of the current weather conditions. During the last two days, Bihar has also been experiencing a heatwave.

During the next two days, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam will experience heat surges. This weather condition has persisted in the region for the past four days.

On Tuesday, the Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA) predicts a severe heatwave in one mandal and heatwave conditions in 117 others across the state. Komarada mandal in Parvatipuram Manyam is the only agglomeration of villages predicted to experience a severe heatwave. B R Ambedkar, managing director of the APSDMA, advised people to take precautions against the scorching weather.

Over portions of north-west India, Madhya Pradesh, east and north-east India, the coasts of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala, maximum temperatures were 3 to 5 degrees Celsius above normal on Monday. Over north-west India, central and east India, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and interior portions of Gujarat and Maharashtra, the temperatures ranged from 40 to 43 degrees Celsius.

Monday marked the second consecutive day of heatwave conditions in parts of Delhi, with some weather stations registering maximum temperatures at least five degrees Celsius above normal.

(With PTI inputs)

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