As the pleasant weather of late May and early June fades away, residents of Delhi are once again facing the scorching heat. Even on Sunday, the temperature is expected to soar in the capital city. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi could experience temperatures as high as 43 degrees Celsius on Sunday, June 11. Additionally, strong winds are expected to blow during the daytime.
Serious Cyclonic Storm ‘Biparjoy’ Gathering Strength
As per the IMD, the severe cyclonic storm ‘Biparjoy’ is moving northward at a speed of 6 kilometers per hour and could intensify significantly in the next 12 hours. It is expected to reach the vicinity of Pakistan’s coastline by around June 15. Meanwhile, the IMD has expressed favorable conditions for the advancement of monsoon in Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim. The weather department has forecasted rainfall in various regions on June 11, including Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, coastal Karnataka, Kerala, Mahe, and Lakshadweep.
Heavy Rainfall and Thunderstorms Forecasted in Several Areas
Along with the aforementioned regions, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gujarat, Konkan and Goa, and Central Maharashtra are likely to witness heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms.
Some parts of Uttarakhand may also experience thunderstorms and lightning. Additionally, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, Ganges West Bengal, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam, and Telangana have a possibility of heatwaves. Due to the cyclonic storm ‘Biparjoy’, the Coast Guard has advised fishermen not to venture into the seas near Kerala and Karnataka coasts, Lakshadweep, and the surrounding Comorin area, the Bay of Bengal, and the Andaman Sea.