Jharkhand in the grip of Heat Wave, Weather remain like this till June 15 – MeT Department

Ranchi:  The heat is continuously increasing in Jharkhand. Almost half of the state is in the grip of heat waves. The maximum temperature is increasing every day. 

According to the report of the Meteorological Centre, the weather of the state has been dry in the last 24 hours. The highest temperature was in Saraikela. A temperature of 43 degrees Celsius has been recorded here. Godda district had the lowest temperature. Where a temperature of 20.8 degrees Celsius has been recorded.

The Meteorological Department has said in its forecast that the kind of weather that is going on now, such a situation is going to last for the whole month. The heat will increase from May to June 15. According to the report of the Meteorological Centre, half of Jharkhand is in the grip of a heat wave due to the dry wind blowing from the northwest. The maximum temperature is increasing and the life of people has become difficult due to hot winds.

According to the report, the maximum temperature of Ranchi and Khunti can reach 38 degrees Celsius on 19th April i.e, 39 degrees Celsius on 20th April and 40 degrees Celsius on 21st April. However, the Meteorological Department has also talked about changing its forecast. There may be light clouds on 22 April. There may be light rain in the southern parts of Jharkhand, especially in Simdega, West and East Singhbhum and Seraikela. This change in weather may provide some relief.

According to Meteorological Center scientist Abhishek Anand, the maximum temperature can reach 44 degrees Celsius in Seraikela, Godda, Pakur and East Singhbhum on April 21. Whereas in West Singhbhum, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Deoghar, Chatra, Palamu and Garhwa, the maximum temperature can reach 45 degrees Celsius. In view of the scorching heat, the Meteorological Department has asked people to take precautions. An advisory has also been issued by the Centre.

In which it has been said that unless it is absolutely necessary, avoid leaving the house between 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. If it is necessary to go out, wear a hat or carry an umbrella.  Do not let there be a shortage of water in the body.

Special care will have to be taken of children and the elderly this summer. Workers who do heavy work should avoid 11 pm to 3 pm.

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