Extended heatwave days in parts of Telangana, Andhra and Karnataka

La Nina conditions — generally associated with good monsoon rainfall in India — are likely to set in by the second half of the monsoon season, the weather department said.

BySouth First Desk

Published Mar 02, 2024 | 2:18 PMUpdatedMar 02, 2024 | 2:18 PM

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India is likely to experience a warmer summer and more heatwave days this year with El Nino conditions predicted to continue at least until May, the India Meteorological Department said on Friday, 1 March. More heatwave days than normal are predicted over northeast peninsular India — Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and north interior Karnataka — and many parts of Maharashtra and Odisha.

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