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IMD predicts respite from heat wave for next 5 days

Even as India’s severe heat wave condition has become top trending subject, the IMD has predicted some good tidings as Monday likely to bring relief from the wilting conditions that have prevailed across large parts of India.
Barring some parts of west Rajasthan and the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, no place in the country is likely to see a heatwave in the next five days.
The IMD has also forecast partly cloudy sky with the possibility of thunder development and heatwave conditions at isolated places.
The maximum temperature is likely to drop by three to four degrees Celsius over many parts of northwest India during the next two days.
Isolated light rainfall along with dust storms, thunderstorms and winds gusting up to 50 kmph are very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan during the next four days.
Delhi recorded its second hottest April in 72 years with a monthly average maximum temperature of 40.2 degrees Celsius.
Banda in east Uttar Pradesh had logged a record high of 47.4 degrees Celsius for April on Friday.
Owing to low rains, northwest and central India experienced the hottest April in 122 years with average maximum temperature touching 35.9 degrees Celsius and 37.78 degrees Celsius, respectively.