Delhi reels under intense heat wave
- Delhi records 6 degrees celsius above normal temperature
- Today Delhi will remain cloudy and there may be light rain in the night.
- Churu in Rajasthan recorded a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius
Delhi and many states of North India are also experiencing severe heat in the month of September. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, New Delhi (Safdarjung) recorded a maximum temperature of 4.40 degrees Celsius on Monday, September 1, which is the highest temperature recorded since 2011. The maximum temperature recorded in the capital was 40.1 degrees Celsius, six notches above the normal level. At the same time, rajasthan is recording record temperatures in September after August. According to meteorologists, this changed mood of the weather is the result of climate change.
Light rain likely in Delhi today
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said in its forecast that the sky will remain cloudy on Tuesday and light rain may occur at night. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 37 degrees Celsius and 27 degrees Celsius, respectively. On Monday, the minimum temperature settled at 26.3 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. According to the Central Pollution Control Board, the overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi at 233 pm was <>, which falls in the 'poor' category.
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Mercury crosses 40-mark in Rajasthan
Here, Churu in Rajasthan again recorded a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius, while Pilani recorded a maximum temperature of 4.2023 degrees Celsius on September 39, 5. According to IMD Jaipur, on September 4, many other important cities in Rajasthan also recorded temperatures above normal.
- Ganganagar: 38.9 degrees Celsius
- Forest: 38.8 degrees Celsius
- Fatehpur: 38.6 degrees Celsius
- Bikaner: 38.1 degrees Celsius
- Jaisalmer: 38 degrees Celsius
- Jaipur: 37.2 degrees Celsius
Heavy rains in Kerala, two people killed
Heavy rains lashed various parts of Kerala, killing two persons in Alappuzha district. The deaths occurred in an accident on Sunday when the driver of an autorickshaw carrying a family of four lost control amid heavy rains. The vehicle then overturned and fell into the Achankovil river. In Pathanamthitta district, landslides were reported from some parts due to intermittent heavy rains in the last three days and a gate of the Muzhiyar dam has been opened, which will raise the water level of the Pamba river, the local administration said. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted moderate rainfall at one or two places in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki and Ernakulam districts of the state.
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