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No relief for North India! Heat wave to continue till May 27, warns IMD

The IMD has also sounded a red-coded alert for Haryana, Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh until May 27

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The northern and central India may not see any respite from soaring mercury this week as the Met department on Wednesday expected the to continue till May 27.

The has also sounded a red-coded alert for Haryana, Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh until May 27.

It has also issued an amber-colour alert for east Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and the Vidharbha region of Maharashtra.

There are four types of colour codes signifying the level of caution -- green (which means no action), yellow (situation to be watched), amber (government agencies to be prepared for severe weather) and red (action needed by the agencies)

"conditions are very likely to occur at many parts of west Rajasthan, Haryana,Chandigarh and Delhi , at some parts of West Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Punjab and East Rajasthan and a tone or two pockets over north Gujarat region, Saurashtra, Kutch,East Madhya Pradesh,Himachal Pradesh , Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh," the said in its forecast for tomorrow.

On the other hand, the said that thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds are very likely at isolated places over north Kerala, coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karnataka, Lakshadweep, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and east Rajasthan.

With that, it also predicted "very likely" heavy rains at isolated places of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya.

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First Published: Wed, May 23 2018. 16:41 IST
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