Due to the unfavorable environment for the Arabian Sea branch of the southwest monsoon rains, its entry into Maharashtra has been hampered. For the past three days, monsoon rains have lashed Karnataka. However, the Bay of Bengal monsoon branch is making rapid progress. On Friday (June 3), the rains entered the northeastern states and reached the foothills of the Himalayas. Dry, hot winds from the north are causing heat waves in many parts of northern India, including Vidarbha, and are expected to continue for another two days, the weather department said.
Monsoon rains along the Arabian Sea entered Kerala on May 29. Then on May 31, he hit Karwar in Karnataka. Due to the favorable weather conditions just a short distance from Goa, the monsoon rains will reach Kerala in two days. Conditions turned unfavorable for monsoon rains as winds died down a bit. Therefore, the monsoon rains could not continue during the last three days. Along the Bay of Bengal, however, monsoon rains have hit hard. In the past three days, it has penetrated most of the Bay of Bengal, including parts of West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and directly into the foothills of the Himalayas.
Due to the onset of monsoon rains, West Bengal including the northeastern states is receiving heavy rain. Rain is expected in the area for the next five days. Meghalaya is forecast to receive heavy rain. It will rain for five days in parts of Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. While monsoon conditions prevailed in the northeast and south, maximum temperatures increased in northern and central Indian states, leading to heat waves in some areas. In Vidarbha, the temperature will be higher for two more days. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, the southern part of Haryana are also experiencing a heat wave.
Vidarbha has the highest temperature in the country
Vidarbha has been experiencing a heat wave since Thursday (June 2). Chandrapur recorded a maximum temperature of 46.8 degrees Celsius on this day. This temperature became the highest in the country. On Friday (June 3), Chandrapur’s mercury was 46.4 degrees. Nagpur and Brahmapuri recorded 46.2 and 46.1 degrees Celsius respectively. Gondia recorded 45.4 degrees Celsius, Wardha 45.2 degrees Celsius and Amravati 43 degrees Celsius. In Marathwada and Central Maharashtra, the maximum temperature was recorded at 41.0 and 41.6 degrees Celsius in Aurangabad and Nanded and 41.4 degrees Celsius in Nagar, respectively.