Monsoon forecast by IMD: Hot spring, scorching summer in the offing
Several parts of India, from Palakkad in Kerala to Mumbai, on Tuesday reportedly witnessed a temperature more than 35 degrees Celsius. “We haven’t yet analysed February temperatures but this could be just a phase,” KJ Ramesh, Director-General, India Meteorological Department reportedly said.
Last year, the IMD had reportedly forecast summer temperatures in several parts of north, northwest, central and east India to be over 1 degree Celsius of their historical summer normals. Image source: PTI