The Indian Meteorological Department said that heatwave conditions will persist in Delhi and adjoining states till April 19 and will abate afterwards with approaching Western Disturbance.
The CMD predicts very heavy rainfall of 115.6 mm to 204.4 mm in 24 hours in the district.
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State capital Ranchi simmered at 36 degrees Celsius, while Jamshedpur at 38.1 degrees Celsius in the past 24 hours.
The average concentrations of PM 2.5 and PM 10 stood at 190 and 153, respectively.
The day's maximum temperature settled around 40 degrees Celsius in most parts of the state, which has been swept by hot gusty winds for several days.
The IMD advised fishermen to not venture into the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea during this period.
The weather office predicted strong winds during the day and said that days ahead will be warmer.
The maximum temperature is expected to rise gradually by 2-3 degree celsius in the next two-three days, a bulletin said.
He said the state received 33 per cent less rain than the average rainfall. The dry north-easterly wind is another reason, Santhosh said.
Thursday's minimum temperature was recorded at 16.8 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.
The maximum temperature during the day is likely to hover around 32 degrees Celsius, and a partly cloudy sky has been forecast.
It said light rains in some parts of the state due to a fresh western disturbance is likely to bring down the mercury over the next two days.
The humidity levels oscillated between 85 per cent and 47 per cent.
The meteorological department has predicted a partly cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain or drizzle.
The number of heatwaves in the Indo-Gangetic plains is likely to be lower than normal during the period, it said.
The maximum temperature was recorded at 23.8 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.
The minimum temperature was recorded at 13.4 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average, it said.
The minimum temperature on Thursday was recorded at 12.7 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal.
The weather office has predicted strong surface winds during the day and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 28 degrees Celsius.