Delhi, UP Sees Rise in Temperature Today, Monsoon To Hit Kerala Early

Mercury levels in Jhansi also soared with maximum temperature at 42.4 degrees Celsius.

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Delhi, UP Sees Rise in Temperature Today, Monsoon To Hit Kerala Early

Delhi saw a slight increase in temperature after having experienced pleasant weather for a few days, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast, with the maximum temperature recorded at 39.3 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature dipping to 25.5 degrees Celsius on Thursday, 27 May.

Temperatures in Uttar Pradesh also soared with Jhansi recording the maximum temperature at 42.4 degrees Celsius and lowest temperature in Etawah at 21.6 degrees Celsius on Thursday. Lucknow witnessed 37.8 degrees Celsius as its highest temperature.

Haryana's Gurgaon also witnessed a high 40 degrees Celsius, said The Weather Channel (TWC).

Heatwave conditions are forecast over Rajasthan on Thursday, especially in the west, with mercury in Jaisalmer and Sri Ganganagar shooting up to 42 degrees Celsius.


Kerala To Welcome Monsoon Today: IMD

Kerala, the state that usually receives its first monsoon on 1 June, has, for the first time in a decade, been forecast to witness rainfall on 27 May.

"The monsoon onset conditions in Kerala are currently favourable. The actual onset is likely to occur on 27 May, with a model error of four days. The monsoon has already progressed up to the Sri Lankan region," an IMD regional official in Thiruvananthapuram told TWC.

While northeast India will still be showered with heavy rainfall, scattered rainfall is predicted across Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, and Karnataka.

"Isolated showers are predicted over West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, east Rajasthan, east Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and interior Karnataka," said TWC.

(With inputs from The Weather Channel.)

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