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Heatwave warning for two days in parts of Maharashtra

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Press Trust of India Mumbai
The IMD has issued a heat wave warning for North Madhya (Central) Maharashtra and Marathwada regions for Sunday and Monday.
It also said that Marathwada region would receive thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and gusty winds.
Nashik, Pune, Ahmednagar and Jalgaon districts would witness a heat wave along with warm night conditions, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) stated in a report released this afternoon.
"It would be felt in some isolated pockets. On the other hand, the south Madhya Maharashtra would face thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and gusty winds with the speed reaching 30-40 km per hour at isolated places in the districts of Satara, Sangli, Solapur and Kolhapur," the IMD said.
The trough from the above cyclonic circulation to south Konkan now runs across Marathwada and Madhya Maharashtra, it stated.
There is no warning of a heatwave for south Konkan and South Madhya Maharashtra for Monday.
Meanwhile, Akola and Chandrapur in east Maharashtra recorded the highest temperature in the state at 47 degree Celsius Saturday, followed by Amravati and Wardha which sizzled at 46 degree Celsius each.
Yavatmal, Parbhani, Nanded, Jalgaon and Ahmednagar districts each recorded 45 degree Celsius temperature.
Except Ahmednagar where departure was of + 6 degree Celsius, the departure in other districts was between 2-4 degree Celsius which is considered as normal.

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First Published: Apr 28 2019 | 4:55 PM IST

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