Over the last few decades, global warming has been on an accelerated pace and its marks can be seen in any single day of global weather since the 2000s. Generation Z has never lived a day without feeling the influence of global warming.
The weather analysts and various private agencies foresee the chances of an early monsoon, starting from this month, as a result of the continuance of strong heat waves across the country.
The average temperatures observed pan-India for April was 35.05 degrees, which was the fourth highest in 122 years.
An orange alert has been issued for Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, and the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra for Saturday.
Barmer in Rajasthan recorded the highest maximum temperature at 43.6 degrees Celsius, IMD data showed.
The Met Department had earlier predicted several Kerala districts are expected to come under the spell of a heatwave in the coming days.
Several places in Kerala have been experiencing temperatures two to three degrees Celsius above normal this summer.
Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha and Ernakulam districts are likely to witness rainfall from Tuesday to Saturday.
With the mercury all set to rise, it would be better to take some precautions to keep one’s life and property safe. Here are some suggestions.
The maximum temperature in the six districts of Kollam, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Thrissur, Kozhikode, and Kannur is likely to rise by two to three degrees Celsius on Sunday.