According to IMD report this January was one of the hottest month in the past 62 years. The heat has started showing its wrath from the month of February. Reports said that temperatures in India are likely to rise this summer. Temperature especially affects Northeast, Northeast, East, West India in India.
What does Meteorological Department say?
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, from March to summer, the days will be warmer.
The temperature is expected to rise further in the northern part of India, northwestern part, and northeast India.
The temperature will increase by more than 0.5°C
According to IMD, the temperature is expected to be rise by more than 0.5 degrees Celsius during March to May.
These are some areas that may affect: Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, East UP, West UP, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand.
Temperatures in all these areas can exceed normal by more than 0.5 degrees Celsius during March.
Chhattisgarh and Odisha will have the warmest temperatures
Indian Weather Forecast expected that there is a high chance for 75% or more above to the normal temperature in Chattisgarh and Odisha.
Even the temperature is expected to rise to 0.86 degrees Celsius.
Nearly 60% chance of temperature rise in Haryana, Punjab, and 0.5 degree Celsius in Delhi.
while, there will be relief in some parts of South India.
Terms of la Nina
The Indian Metrological Department stated that moderate La Niña conditions are prevailing over the equatorial Pacific and sea surface temperatures (SSTs) are below normal over the central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean.
Recent model forecasts suggest that La Niña conditions are likely to sustain during warm weather.
Broke 62-year-old records
According to IMD, the minimum temperature recorded in January in India was the hottest month in 62 years as the temperature recorded a record high above normal. The month was the warmest in 121 years, with 22.33 degrees Celsius in south India, followed by 22.14 degrees Celsius in 1919 and 21.93 degrees Celsius in 2020 as the second and third warmest months.
This is why IMD worries that this summer will be warmer than the previous.