Gujarat heat wave: Met dept. issues 'yellow warning' due to high temperature

| Updated: Mar 29, 2017 02:22 IST

Ahmedabad (Gujarat)[India], Mar. 28 (ANI): The Meteorology Department of Gujarat on Tuesday issued a yellow warning due to rise in temperature in the state for the next 48 hours. Managing Director, India Meteorological Department, M. Mohanty informed that the department issued a yellow warning for the next 48 hours following a heat wave condition which has prevailed in entire Gujarat. "The department has issued yellow warning following high temperature since last two days. It is forecasted that the heat wave condition in the state would continue to remain for next 48 hours," M. Mohanty told ANI. She further said there might be fall in temperature in Sourashtra from Wednesday while the temperature in Kutch started dropping from today. Mohanty asserted that yellow warning is issued when the department forecasts temperature between 41-43 degree Celsius, adding that Gujarat is likely to witness the same temperature till tomorrow. "We issue yellow warning when we forecast temperature between 41-43 degree celcius. Ahmedabad is forecasted to continue under this temperature till Wednesday," the IMD, MD added. (ANI)

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