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Pre-monsoon months of March, April, May to be warmer than warmer: IMD

Weather conditions over the Pacific has suggested moderate La Nina conditions: IMD

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If humans continue to emit greenhouse gases at current rates, in many parts of South Asia weather conditions are likely to become intolerable

Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
The weather office said weather conditions over the Pacific has suggested moderate La Nina conditions. This could be an early indication of normal monsoon, which would augur well for agriculture and the economy.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) outlook said the pre-monsoon months of March, April and May would be warmer than normal and heat wave would hit 16 states, apart from Delhi, earlier. It said the average temperature would be at least 1 degree Celsius higher than what was prevalent in the previous summers in most regions. In certain regions in the South, rise in temperature could be 0.5 degree.

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First Published: Feb 28 2018 | 11:07 PM IST

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