New Delhi: With heatwaves persisting across various regions of the country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued a ‘red alert’ for the northern part of India.

According to the weather department, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Western Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan are expected to experience “heatwave to severe heatwave” conditions until May 28.

Additionally, the IMD also issued a ‘yellow’ alert for heatwave conditions in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Eastern Uttar Pradesh.

The IMD warned heatwave conditions are very likely in isolated pockets of Jammu division, Himachal Pradesh, and East Uttar Pradesh from May 27 to May 30. -(Ziraat Times)