Tag: temperature


Narela hottest again at 46.6C, orange alert for next two days | Delhi News – Times of India

New Delhi: Heatwave conditions continued for the second straight day in many places in the capital on Monday. The maximum temperature is likely to be around 44 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an ‘orange’ alert for Tuesday and Wednesday, and a ‘yellow’ alert for Thursday to June 16.According to IMD, the maximum temperature at Safdarjung, the city’s base station, was 43.4 degrees Celsius on Monday, three degrees above normal.Narela was the hottest station at 46.6 degrees Celsius.No heatwave conditions were recorded at Safdarjung. However, Lodhi Road, Pitampura, Narela, Pusa, Jafarpur, and Najafgarh were in the grip of a heatwave. The minimum temperature was 28.6 degrees Celsius, one degree above normal. The relative humidity oscillated betwe...

Last month was India’s hottest May in 36 years: IMD | India News – Times of India

As India voted to elect its MPs to the 18th Lok Sabha over the past six weeks, sweltering heat blanketed large swathes of the country. May 2024 was the hottest May in 36 years, shows India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.Both April and May this year recorded high maximum temperatures and broke records across multiple stations. The average maximum April temperature this year across India was 35.6°C.This was higher than those observed in the election years of 2004 (35°C), 2009 (35.5°C) and 2014 (35.3°C), but slightly lower than the record 35.7°C observed in 2019.The average maximum temperature this May was 37.3°C, the hottest since May 1988, when the average maximum temperature was 37.4°C. IMD data shows many stations broke past records in May.On May 31, Alwar reported 46.5°C, its fo...

Isro spells out details of temperature & water measuring Sat Trishna being built with France | India News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Isro, which has been planning a joint satellite called “Trishna” with the French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) for several years, on Wednesday spelt out some details about the mission, but did not give out a specific timeline. The Thermal Infra-Red Imaging Satellite for High-resolution Natural Resource Assessment or Trishna mission will provide high spatial and temporal resolution monitoring of Earth's surface temperature, emissivity, and biophysical variables, focusing on addressing water and food security challenges in the face of climate change. The primary objectives of the mission include detailed monitoring of the energy and water budgets of Earth’s surface, high-resolution observation of water quality and dynamics, and assessment of urban heat islands, Isro ...

Severe heat wave in Rajasthan to continue for next 2-3 days: Met Department | India News – Times of India

JAIPUR: The severe heat wave in Rajasthan will continue for next two to three days, said India Meteorological Department on Sunday.Maximum temperature of 50 degrees celsius has reached for the first time in this summer season in Rajasthan. The 50 degrees celsius was recorded in Phalodi in the last 24 hours."Maximum temperature has reached 50 degrees celsius for the first time in this summer season in Rajasthan.The highest temperature of 50 degrees was recorded in Phalodi in the last 24 hours," Radheshyam Sharma, Director, Jaipur Meteorological Centre told ANI.He said that temperature is likely to fall by about 2-3 degrees from 28-29 May.The scorching heat continues in most parts of Rajasthan and the average humidity level in most parts of the state has been recorded between 15 and 30 pe...