Red Alert In Maharashtra’s Vidharbha Region And Madhya Pradesh As Temperatures Soar To 47 Degrees

A red alert has been issued for Maharashtra’s Vidharbha and West and East Madhya Pradesh after these regions experienced a severe heatwave.

Neel Raju Nalawade

May 26, 2020

National

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Seeing the severe rise in the temperatures, a red alert has been issued for Maharashtra’s Vidharbha region and also in the states of  West and East Madhya Pradesh as per an ANI report. These central India regions are facing a very severe heatwave for the past several days with places recording a maximum temperature of 45-degree Celsius and above. Nagpur in Maharashtra also peaked its temperature by reaching 47 degree Celsius.

ML Sahu, Regional Meteorological Centre, Nagpur said that a red alert has been issued for Vidarbha for 3 days, as the temperature is expected to go down on the 5th day. West and East Madhya Pradesh are also on a red alert issued for 2 days as the temperature is expected to go down in these regions after 3 days. The state of Chattisgarh is also on orange alert for 2 days, as per reports by ANI. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that the ongoing heatwave conditions are likely to continue to prevail over north-west India, central India and adjoining interior parts of eastern India.

The heatwaves in the national capital have recently peaked and relief is expected later this week. An IMD official stated that this year the monsoon will hit Kerala in the first week of June. Rajendra Kumar Jenamani, Head, Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre at IMD predicts that this year the monsoon season won’t be very harsh.

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