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IMD Issues Heat Wave Warning for Mumbai, Thane, Raigad Till 16 March

Dr Jayanta Sarkar of IMD Mumbai said, a heatwave warning is issued for 16 March for the entire Konkan region.

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IMD Issues Heat Wave Warning for Mumbai, Thane, Raigad Till 16 March
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday, 14 March, issued a heat wave warning for Mumbai and some other regions for the coming days.

Dr Jayanta Sarkar, head of IMD Mumbai, told ANI, "We have issued a severe heat wave warning for today and tomorrow (14-15 March) for the regions of Northern Konkan which includes Palghar, Mumbai, and Thane. For 16 March, we have issued a heat wave warning for the entire Konkan region."

The weather forecasting agency also warned of a heatwave on 16 March in Palghar, Thane, Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg districts.

A heat wave is predicted to take over the Saurashtra-Kutch region, Konkan, and in some regions of Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Gujarat till 16 March.

The IMD tweeted on Monday, 14 March,

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"Heat Wave to severe heat wave conditions in some parts of Saurashtra-Kutch and Konkan and heat wave conditions over coastal Karnataka, Southwest Rajasthan and Gujarat region.”

Meanwhile, yellow alerts have been issued for a heat wave in Gujarat region for next 2 days, as per Manorama Mohanty, Director, MET Ahmedabad.

"Temperature might rise around 1-2 degrees Celsius & a severe heat wave is expected in Saurashtra & Gujarat regions. Temperature in Ahmedabad is expected around 40-41degrees Celsius," she was quoted as saying by ANI.

(With inputs from ANI.)

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