‘Hot Day Condition’ declared for the next two days

‘Hot Day Condition’ declared for the next two days
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‘Hot Day Condition’ declared for the next two days. The dreaded days of summer are here again. This time officials from met department stated that the maximum temperature in the city could go up to 44 degree Celsius by May.

The dreaded days of summer are here again. This time officials from met department stated that the maximum temperature in the city could go up to 44 degree Celsius by May. The average maximum temperature this week has been ranging anywhere between 37 and 41 degree Celsius. Following this, the met department has declared ‘Hot Day Condition’ for the next two days.

A forecasting officer from the Indian Meteorological Department said, “The met department has declared ‘Hot Day Condition’ in the city. The reason for the extreme heat in the city is due to a depression in the air pressure in the city. This depression is now attracting the western winds which originate from the desert areas of the country. It is this hot air that is building up the temperature in the city.”
What is Hot Day Condition?
When maximum temperature departure is 5º C or more from normal, hot day may be described irrespective of the threshold value of 40º C. If the threshold value of 40º C is reached a ‘Heat Wave’ may be declared.
In Hyderabad itself, the mercury touched a high of 40 degrees as it was more than 42 degrees in many parts of coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema.
Parts of Andhra Pradesh were in the grip of heat wave conditions as Mahbubnagar in southern Telangana recorded the highest temperature of 43 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.
M Narasimha Rao, assistant meteorologist, said that heat wave warning has been issued for Krishna, Visakhpatanam, Prakasham and Nellore districts.
With temperatures soaring so early in the summer, the met office has warned of very severe heat wave conditions in the state by the end of May with mercury touching a high of 46 to 48 degrees across the state.
Until 2010, the peak temperature of the city never crossed 38 degree Celsius. But for the past two years, the city has seen a tremendous rise in temperature. In 2012, the city sweated it out on a Wednesday to record that summer's highest temperature — 41.9 degrees Celsius. In 2013, the hottest day was May 22, with a temperature of 46.1 degree Celsius.
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