Govt advises States UTs to be prepared for hotter than normal summer season in 2023 IMD alert latest news
The government on Tuesday advised all states and Union Territories to be prepared to battle with more than normal summer weather in the coming months.
Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba issued the advisory during a review meeting to analyze preparations for the upcoming summer season as scientists have warned of a hotter than normal summer.
“As a warmer than normal summer is likely in 2023, states and Union Territories need to be adequately prepared to face the associated challenges,” the Cabinet Secretary said.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said a high level, hotter than normal summer is likely in 2023 with temperatures up to 2-3 degrees Celsius above normal in the Indo-Gangetic plains and parts of eastern India during the last week of March. There is a possibility of reaching meeting today
Temperatures in the Indo-Gangetic plains and parts of eastern India may be 2-3 degrees Celsius above normal during the last week of March, the IMD said at a meeting called to review preparedness for the coming summer and mitigation measures. informed
The Cabinet Secretary noted that as a hotter than normal summer is expected, states and Union Territories need to be adequately prepared to face the associated challenges, according to an official release.
The IMD made a presentation on global weather phenomena and temperature outlook for the period March to May. The forecast for the second fortnight of March was also given.
Minimum temperatures are likely to be above normal over most parts of the country except southern peninsular India, where below normal temperatures are likely. The IMD further said that no significant heat waves are expected during the rest of March.
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