Pune, June 15 : Conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon over some more parts of south Peninsular and east India and adjoining areas during June 18 to 21.
Heat Wave to Severe Heat Wave conditions prevailed over many parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and in some parts of Telangana. Heat Wave conditions are also observed over some parts of Jharkhand, Odisha, Vidarbha and in isolated pockets over Bihar, Gangetic West Bengal, east Madhya Pradesh and east Uttar Pradesh.
Day temperatures were markedly above normal (5.1°C or more) at many places over coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam; at a few places over Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal; at isolated places over Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal; appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C ) at most places over Jharkhand; at many places over Punjab, east Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha, Interior Karnataka and Rayalaseema; at a few places over Bihar, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh and Madhya Maharashtra; at isolated places over west Uttar Pradesh; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over Marathwada and coastal Karnataka; at many places over Uttarakhand, Konkan and Goa; at a few places over Kerala and Mahe; at isolated places over Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Gujarat Region.
The weather was appreciably below normal (-3.1°C to -5.0°C) at a few places over Saurashtra and Kutch; below normal (-1.6°C to – 3.0°C) at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya and near normal over rest parts of the country. The highest maximum temperature of 45.9°C was reported at Jhansi (West Uttar Pradesh).
Thunderstorm observed at isolated places over Saurashtra, Kutch, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, east Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, coastal Karnataka, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, Vidarbha, Assam and Meghalaya. Thundersquall observed at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal.
Rain or thundershowers have occurred at most places in Sub Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Saurashtra and Kutch, Konkan and Goa and Andaman and Nicobar Islands and at many places in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, coastal Karnataka and Kerala and at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh and at isolated places in Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, east Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat region, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalseema, Tamil Nadu, interior Karnataka and Lakshadweep. Mainly dry weather has prevailed in west Uttar Pradesh.