Mercury to rise 2-4 degrees over next 5-6 days; 35% rain deficit this year

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Any abnormally high temperature over the next month could have an impact on the standing wheat crop, mainly in north India

Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
Temperatures have started rising across several parts of the country and, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature across northwest and central India, along with Maharashtra, is expected to rise by 2-4 degrees over the next 5-6 days, and not change significantly thereafter.

From February 23 to March 1, the IMD said minimum temperatures are likely to be normal to above normal by 1-2°C in north India and normal in other parts of the country, the Met department said in its latest weather forecast. Any abnormally high temperature over the next month could have an impact on

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First Published: Feb 17 2023 | 8:51 PM IST

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