Heat waves blow in Jharkhand, mercury crossed 40 degree in 13 districts of State – MeT Department

Ranchi: Heat waves have been blowing in Jharkhand State for the last few days. According to the Meteorological Department, the weather of Jharkhand State has become hot and dry. The situation is such that 13 districts of the state are in the grip of a heat wave. The temperature here has crossed 40 degrees Celsius.

According to the report of the Meteorological Department, the temperature may increase further in the coming days. East Singhbhum district of Kolhan division remained the hottest in the last 24 hours. The temperature here has been recorded at 45 degrees Celsius. 

Heat is still being felt in the district where the temperature was lowest. The lowest temperature was in the Bokaro thermal area in Bokaro district. A temperature of 23.1 degrees Celsius was recorded here.

In the report released by meteorologist Abhishek Anand, it has been said that heat wave conditions persist in large parts of the state. Which will continue now. According to the report, the effect of the heat wave will be seen in East Singhbhum, West Singhbhum and Seraikela-Kharsawan districts of Kolhan division in the state today i.e. on 20th April. Apart from this, heat wave conditions persist in Bokaro and Dhanbad districts of North Chotanagpur division and Deoghar, Jamtara, Dumka, Pakur, Godda and Sahibganj districts of Santhal Pargana. This weather pattern will continue in all these areas on April 21 also.

According to the Meteorological Department, heat waves will continue in East Singhbhum, West Singhbhum, Seraikela Kharsawan as well as Dumka, Pakur, Godda and Sahibganj districts on April 22. Whereas on April 23, there is a possibility of thunder and lightning in Ranchi, Bokaro, Gumla, Hazaribagh, Khunti and Ramgarh as well as in East Singhbhum, West Singhbhum, Simdega and Seraikela Kharsawan districts.

According to the Meteorological Department report, the temperature in Deoghar, Jamshedpur, Garhwa, Palamu, Godda, Pakur, Ramgarh, West Singhbhum, Bokaro, Jamtara, Seraikela, Giridih and Simdega has crossed 40 degrees.

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