Weather Update Today: In many parts of the country this year March-April felt like May-June. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the hot winds blowing in the central and northwest part of the country will continue till May 2. At the same time, there is a possibility of dust storms in some areas of Haryana-Chandigarh-Delhi till May 2-4. However, on the morning of Sunday, May 1, the temperature dropped due to cold winds in Delhi-NCR.
i) Heat wave conditions to continue over Northwest & Central India till 02nd May and over East India till 30th April and abate thereafter.— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) April 30, 2022
According to the Meteorological Department, a Western Disturbance is active over Jammu and Kashmir. A trough is extending from Chhattisgarh to Lakshadweep. At the same time, the effect of a new Western Disturbance will be visible in North India. Due to the effect of this weather system, the maximum temperature is likely to drop further. Trough lines are formed in two ways. When it forms on the surface of the ocean, it extends as a line of the low-pressure area. This line is called the trough line. Similarly, when this line is formed in the upper part of the air, it extends the cyclonic winds in the form of a line. The direction of the wind is different below and above any trough line, which moves in the form of a wave.
Delhi is facing the heat due to hot winds, the minimum temperature recorded is 25.8 degrees. The minimum temperature on Sunday was slightly above average. Today the maximum temperature is expected to go up to 43 degrees. According to the Meteorological Department, the sky over Delhi-NCR will remain partly cloudy. The possibility of thunderstorms has also been expressed in some areas. At the same time, hot winds will blow in Delhi and adjoining areas for the next three days. According to IMD, April has been so hot in Delhi for the second time in 72 years. The average temperature this month was 40.2 degrees Celsius. The average temperature of Delhi in April 2010 was 40.4 degrees Celsius.
The MeT department said in its forecast on Sunday that along with Jammu and Kashmir, the weather of Ladakh will be hot in the next 24 hours.