IMD declares “red alert” for six districts amid ongoing heatwave in West Bengal

IMD Update: A red alert for severe heatwave has been issued in West Bengal till April 28. An orange alert in view of the heatwave has been issued for Odisha, Bihar, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Interior Karnataka, and Rayalaseema until April 28.

Indian Meteorological Department has predicted severe heatwave over East and South Peninsular region for the next five days.

The weather department has issued a yellow alert for heatwave in Jharkhand, Telangana, Coastal Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, and Konkan till April 28.

Heatwave to severe heat wave conditions very likely to prevail in some places over coastal Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal and in isolated pockets over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Interior Karnataka during next five days.

Heatwave conditions in isolated pockets over Bihar, Jharkhand, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam, Telangana, Rayalaseema, during next five days; Coastal Karnataka during 24th – 26th, Tamil Nadu on 24th and 25th; East Uttar Pradesh during 25th – 28th and West Uttar Pradesh during 26th-28th; Konkan on 27th and 28th April.

Hot and humid weather very likely to prevail over Tripura, Kerala and Mahe, Coastal Karnataka, Tamil Nadu during 24th – 28th; Assam and Meghalaya during 24th – 27th; Konkan and Goa during 24th -26th.

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