Weather International: Britain breaks 361-year record

BanglaHunt Desk: Britain's temperature breaks 361-year record amid corona epidemic April is the first time in 361 years that Britain has been so hot. Britain's Meteorological Office said Heathrow and Northolt in west London on Monday recorded a high of 0.6 degrees Celsius. In this situation, people are advised not to leave their homes to avoid the scorching heat.

According to the UK's National Weather Service, the incidence of heatwave in Europe has increased due to climate change. In many parts of the country, the temperature is expected to reach 12-5 degrees Celsius.

On the other hand, the heat in India is close to breaking the record for the last ten years. March showed the lowest heat wave in India in 10 years. The Met Office is not expecting the maximum temperature to reach 40 degrees in April.

The monsoon winds in India this year may hit Kerala on May 31, a day before the normal arrival date. If this forecast is true then the rainy season will be “above normal” in India over the two years drawn this year.

Earlier this year, the Met Office predicted the final heat. In the three months from March to May 2020, the average temperature is expected to rise by 0.5 to 1 degree above normal in the districts of North Bengal. Apart from this, the heat may also increase in several districts on the western side of South Bengal. It will be hot in Purulia, Bankura, Birbhum and West Burdwan districts. In some places, such as Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Rajasthan and Arunachal Pradesh, the temperature will rise more than 1 degree above normal.

Dr Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the regional forecasting unit, said the effects of the heat are expected to be comparatively greater in the plains and hilly areas this year. In addition to the hilly areas of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the average maximum temperature in three months in western Rajasthan can reach one degree Celsius above normal.

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