Indian Metrological Department (IMD) announced orange alert in six districts of Kerala on May 15. IMD has issued a heavy rain warning in Kerala for the next five days due to strong westerly winds in the Arabian Sea. The state has made the appropriate preparations in all areas. The disaster management agency has encouraged citizens to avoid traveling to mountainous places, and travelers should stay where they are.
Delhi was hit by a heatwave on May 13, with temperatures reaching 46 degrees Celsius (°C). The India Meteorological Department issued an "orange" alert, indicating the possibility of a severe heatwave on May 14. The maximum temperature in Delhi might reach 45°C to 47°C. Meteorologists predict some reprieve over the weekend, with a new western disturbance likely to drop the temperature to approximately 41°C starting May 16.
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In Delhi, the temperature which touched 40 degrees Celsius is likely to go beyond 43 degrees Celsius in the coming days, said the Indian Meteorological Department. On April 6, the Central agency said, "The heatwave spell likely is to continue over most parts of Northwest India and Madhya Pradesh during the next five days." Furthermore, it is noted that Delhi recorded nil rainfall in March.
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