Today’s weather update: The monsoon has arrived, but scorching heat is still affecting northern and central India. According to the latest estimates from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), northern India will experience extreme heat for the next two to three days. The meteorological department has also forecast heavy rains in northeast India for the next five days. Delhi, meanwhile, recorded a low of 28.7 degrees Celsius on Saturday, one degree above normal. The maximum temperature is expected to reach 44 degrees Celsius. The meteorological department said the southwest monsoon reached West Bengal at least four days before its normal start date on Friday and covered parts of the sub-Himalayan districts of the state.
Delhi Weather Latest News
The national capital witnessed extreme heat on Saturday (June 4, 2022) with temperatures exceeding 47 degrees Celsius. The meteorological department said the maximum temperature was recorded at 47.1 degrees Celsius in Mangeshpur and 46.5 degrees Celsius in Patampura. At the same time, maximum temperature of 46.2 degree Celsius was recorded at Weather Station of Najafgarh. The highest temperature of 47.5 degrees Celsius was recorded in nearby areas like Ganganagar in Rajasthan, while 46.8 degrees Celsius was recorded in Hisar of Haryana.
The latest monsoon report
The southwest monsoon has advanced in parts of northeastern India and is now approaching the states of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, according to Skymet Weather. Conditions soon become favorable to cover the whole of Northeast India within about 48 hours. With this, the southwest monsoon has advanced over time in the northeastern Indian region. Heavy rains have started in many parts of northeastern India. In fact, in the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Thursday, 121 mm of rain was recorded in North Lakhimpur, 66 mm in Silchar, 30 mm in Imphal, 21 mm in Dabrogarh and 17 mm in Guwahati. Rainfall has spread to the sub-Himalayan region of West Bengal and Sikkim, with 104 mm of rainfall recorded in Gangtok.