However, the intensity of the heatwave is expected to decrease after two days. The IMD, in its weather bulletin, said that there would be no significant change in maximum temperatures over northwest India during the next two days and a gradual fall by two to three-degree Celsius thereafter.
Maximum temperatures will fall by two to three-degree Celsius over central India during the next three days and no significant change thereafter. Maximum temperatures over the eastern part of India will fall by two to three-degree Celsius after three days.
On Sunday, the MeT Department said, “Heat wave conditions have been abated from most parts of central and adjoining east India. However, Heat wave conditions in isolated places very likely over o Jammu division on 12th and Punjab, Haryana-Delhi, East Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand on 12 th & 13th June.”
Under the influence of fresh western Disturbance, scattered to fairly widespread light or moderate rainfall with thunderstorms or lightning is very likely over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit- Baltistan and Muzaffarabad. Rainfall is also expected over, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and East Uttar Pradesh. isolated to scattered rainfall is likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi on June 15 and 16.
Meanwhile, conditions are favourable for further advance of monsoon into some parts of the north Arabian sea, remaining parts of Konkan, some parts of Gujarat state, most parts of Madhya Maharashtra, entire Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and some parts of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh during the next 24 hours. The Southwest monsoon will some parts of Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar during the next three days.
Rainfall is predicted over northeastern states, including Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya. and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim are also likely to witness showers.
The IMD said, “Widespread light/moderate rainfall very likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim during next 5 days. Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim during next 5 days.” The weather agency also forecasted rainfall over Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha.
Under the influence of strong westerly winds along the west coast at lower tropospheric levels, rainfall is also predicted over southern states, including Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the coming few days.