In Uttar Pradesh, the mercury, which had crossed 40 degree Celsius in April itself, has dropped to 35-36 degree Celsius. The Meteorological Department is telling that for the next four-five days, there will be such pleasant weather in the entire state.
IMD Latest Weather Updates with Rain and Heat Wave Alert: Due to global warming, the weather especially the rain pattern is constantly changing. Where, there are chances of rain and heat wave somewhere. In the latest forecast of the Meteorological Department, the people of Uttar Pradesh can get relief from the heat for the next four to five days.
Rain is forecast here. Starting in Iran-Iraq, the Western Disturbance which has reached Pakistan via Afghanistan, has changed the weather pattern of the western parts of the country including Uttar Pradesh due to the support of cyclonic air pressure. There, heat wave warnings have also been issued for the month of May in Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
In Uttar Pradesh, the mercury, which had crossed 40 degree Celsius in April itself, has dropped to 35-36 degree Celsius. The Meteorological Department is telling that for the next four-five days, there will be such pleasant weather in the entire state. Many parts of western and eastern Uttar Pradesh may experience thunder and lightning. Dust storm can move at a speed of 30 to 40 kilometers per hour.
Due to the Western Disturbance, the temperature across the state has dropped by four to eight degrees Celsius. The movement of clouds continued in the entire state on Saturday. In the districts of Jhansi, Kanpur, Badaun, Hardoi, Lakhimpur etc., there were showers at many places. According to the Meteorological Department in Lucknow, the temperature did not exceed 40 degree Celsius anywhere in the state.
In a hot district like Jhansi, the temperature reached up to 31 degree Celsius. The temperature of Agra, Aligarh was recorded at 32 degree Celsius. Agra recorded a minimum temperature of nine degrees Celsius below normal. Orai also recorded a minimum temperature of 32 degrees Celsius, 7.4 degrees below normal. The day temperature in Lucknow was recorded at 34.8 i.e. 4.7 degrees Celsius less than normal.
According to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, there will not be much change in the night temperature for the next four-five days, but there will be relief from the heat during the day. The day temperature across the state will be around 34 to 36 degree Celsius. The temperature may even go up to 30 degree Celsius at many places over West Uttar Pradesh and East Uttar Pradesh. In Lucknow, the temperature is likely to drop below 30 degree Celsius on May 1 and 2.
Heat wave likely in Bihar-Jharkhand
At the same time, in many parts of eastern India including Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha, the temperature is expected to be above normal in May and heatwave conditions are expected for a few days. The Meteorological Department (IMD) also gave this information. The IMD, in its monthly temperature and rainfall forecast for May, said that parts of northwest and west-central India are likely to experience warm nights and below normal day temperatures.
It will rain in Punjab Haryana
The Meteorological Department said that normal or above normal rainfall is expected in the northwestern and west-central parts of the country including parts of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and western Uttar Pradesh in May. Apart from this, below normal rainfall is expected over many parts of Northeast region, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and South Karnataka.
According to the IMD, rainfall is likely to be 91-109 per cent of the long period average (LAP) of 61.4 mm in May. The director general of the department, Mrityunjay Mohapatra, said that in May, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, East Uttar Pradesh, parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh and North Chhattisgarh and most parts of East Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Coastal Gujarat were warmer than normal. Winds are expected to blow.
He said that the neutral El Nino effect present in the equatorial Pacific is likely to continue in May and most weather models are indicating warming of the region during the monsoon from May.
There is an effect on monsoon rains in India.
It is said that El Nino or the warming of the equatorial Pacific Ocean has an effect on the monsoon rains in India. In addition, other factors such as the sea surface temperature (also known as the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD)) in the Indian Ocean are also known to influence the weather. Mohapatra said that the neutral IOD conditions prevailing over the Indian Ocean are expected to turn positive in the coming season.
He pointed out that positive Indian Ocean Dipole conditions are known to favor the Indian monsoon and help in mitigating the effects of El Nino. Earlier this month, the department had predicted rainfall of 96 per cent of the long period average (LAP) of 87 cm.