Summer will scorch in March-May






Ever since the Indian Meteorological Department started keeping records in the year 1901, the winter of this year has been the third highest in 20 years till date. Despite the impact of La-Nina, the geographical event that provides the Shitala, the winter was hot from January to February.

According to the Meteorological Department, during the winter this year in all parts of the country higher temperatures were recorded. High temperatures were recorded in the northwest, northeast, central and south peninsular parts.

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The winter of 2021 (January - February) was the third warmest winter of the year with 21.43 degree celcius and in 2009 the temperature which was recorded was 21.58 degree celcius.

The average temperature in the winter of 2006 was 21.39 ° C and in the Winter of 2017 year the average temperature was 21.37 ° Celcius.

There is a possibility of severe heat in the Gangetic plains this year. According to the estimates of the Indian Meteorological Department, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and UP come, where there will be severe heat in the day and night temperatures will also be high.

The hilly districts of Uttarakhand have begun to heat up this time. Even at hill stations, the temperature is above normal. Meteorologists are attributing this to the low rainfall and snowfall in winter.

On Wednesday too, April-like heat was felt in all major hill districts including Nainital. The maximum temperature was 27 degrees in Nainital, while in Pithoragarh and Tehri the mercury went to 22 degree Celsius. Temperatures at the three hill stations have been recorded four degrees above normal.

According to Dr. Narendra Singh, the atmospheric scientist of the Science Research Institute, La Nina did not have an effect till the middle and eastern Himalayas in the last winter. This has reduced rain and snowfall in the area. This is the reason that the temperature of the mountainous districts is also going above normal. This trend of increasing average temperature in summer is seen all over the world. Global warming has also been a reason for this.

The rising temperature has impacted not only in Nainital but also in the dizzying tuni. Chakrata recorded a maximum temperature of 27 degrees on Wednesday. These temperatures are about 5 degrees above normal. In Ranikhet, the maximum temperature on Wednesday was almost seven degrees higher than the previous year.

The effect of rising heat in Nainital has started appearing in the water level of Naini jil as well. March has just started and the water level in Naini jil has come down by about five and a half feet.

According to metrological department, A new Western Disturbance is likely to become active in the Western Himalayas from March 5.

The Indian Meteorological Department said that under its influence, there is a possibility of rain, snowfall in the Western Himalayan region during March 6 and 7. There is a possibility of light rain or drizzle in Punjab on 6 and 7 March and Light rain is forecast in West Uttar Pradesh on March.

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