Rajasthan is experiencing heat-wave like conditions


Rajasthan is experiencing heat-wave like conditions

Western disturbance could bring moderate rains in Udaipur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Ajmer and Bharatpur

 
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Rajasthan is experiencing heat wave- like conditions from the last few weeks. Sri Ganganagar district has recorded the highest maximum temperature of 42.1 degrees. It is anticipated that temperature is likely to rise another 1-2 degrees. On the other hand the western disturbance could bring thunderstorms, sudden strong winds and moderate rain in districts of Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Ajmer, Jaipur and Bharatpur divisions on Wednesday.  

How is Heatwave declared?

If the maximum temperature of a station reaches at least 40 degrees Celsius in the plains, at least 37 degrees in coastal areas and at least 30 degrees in hilly regions, and then departure from normal is at least 4.5 degrees, then it is declared as a heat wave. 

“A new western disturbance is likely to be active over the state on Tuesday-Wednesday. Also there is a strong possibility that the Western disturbance will bring relief from the heat by causing a 2-4 degrees Celsius drop in the maximum temperature on Wednesday.” - India Meteorological Department.  According to the India Meteorological Department, a new western disturbance is likely to be active over the state on Tuesday-Wednesday. 





 

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