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Relief from sweltering heat likely over next few days: MeT dept

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With touching an all-time high of 48degC in the capital on Monday, the Indian has said there will be respite from the sweltering heat in the next few days as temperatures are expected to dip.

"Earlier, the wind used to come from the western side of However, the direction of the wind has changed. As a result, we have witnessed a temperature fall of two-three degrees in all the North Indian states. It is expected to continue for the next three days and there will be a full respite to the heat wave in the region," a senior told ANI.

"Except for Western Rajasthan, we can expect a slight fall of temperature in North Indian states/ Various places in and other states received rainfall due to the western disturbance. Hopefully, more clouds are expected on June 13 or 14 in the capital," he added.

The mentioned that the impact of Cyclone Vayu, which is expected to make landfall in this week, will be witnessed to a certain extent in

"Definitely, just the way is getting affected by the western disturbances, Cyclone Vayu will have an impact on the conditions. However, a dust storm or thunderstorm can be predicted in the upcoming days in the northern region," he noted.

According to IMD, the cyclone is likely to cause heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of and storm surge of height of about 1.0- 1.5 m above the astronomical tides likely to inundate the low lying coastal areas of Kutch, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Porbandar, Junagarh, Diu, Gir Somnath, Amreli and Bhavnagar districts at the time of landfall.

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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 19:22 IST