The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday informed that hot and humid weather conditions during the daytime over some parts of coastal Odisha are very likely to continue till tomorrow.
As per the IMD, isolated to scattered light/moderate rainfall is very likely accompanied with thunderstorms and lightning over Punjab, Haryana-Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh during February 20th -22nd.
A yellow warning for dense fog has been issued for several districts in Odisha on Tuesday.
Some districts of the state are also likely to experience light to moderate rain/thundershower activities on Basant Panchami tomorrow.
As per the IMD, the minimum temperature (night temperature) is likely to rise gradually by 2 to 3 degrees Celsius, and no large change thereafter.
Umashankar Das of IMD Bhubaneswar said, “Usually rise in temperatures does not happen so early. If we look at the temperatures in February and March in the last two years, some towns in Odisha were the hottest ones in the country. For such hot weather conditions, only the El Nino effect cannot be blamed.”
Fall in minimum temperatures by 2-3°C very likely over many parts of Northwest, East and Central India during next 3 days and no significant change thereafter.
The IMD further informed that there will be no large change in the minimum temperature during the next 4-5 days at many places over the districts of Odisha.
As per IMD, isolated heavy rainfall/snowfall is also likely over Kashmir valley, Himachal Pradesh on January 31 and February 1 and Uttarakhand on January 31 under its influence.
The weather agency has also issued a yellow warning for dense fog in several parts of Odisha for the next 48 hours.
The IMD has also issued a yellow warning for dense fog in several parts of the state in the next 24 hours. Apart from this, several districts are also likely to experience light rainfall activities from January 31, 2024.
Cold wave conditions are likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Deogarh, and Angul in the next 24 hours.
As per the IMD, the minimum temperature (Night temperature) is very likely to fall by 2 to 3 degree Celsius during the next 48 hours at many places over the districts of Odisha and there will be no large change thereafter.
As per the IMD, there will be no large change in the minimum temperature (Night temperature) during the next 24 hours following which there will be a drop of 2 to 3 degrees C at many places during the next three days.
Farmers in several districts are the worst hit by the untimely rainfall. Many of them are now staring at a crop loss.