In a bulletin, the Met office said the depression lay about 920 km west-southwest of Goa, 1,120 km south-southwest of Mumbai, 1,160 km south of Porbandar and 1,520 km south of Karachi, Pakistan, at 5:30 am.
The weather department, however, did not give a tentative date for the arrival of the monsoon in Kerala.
The capital's primary weather station, Safdarjung Observatory, recorded a minimum temperature of 20.6 degrees Celsius on Thursday, six notches below normal.
"At 13:09, the temperature at Xujiahui station hit 36.1 degrees Celsius (97 degrees Fahrenheit), breaking a 100-year-old record for the highest temperature in May," a post on the service's official Weibo account read.
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As the southwest monsoon gains momentum, the IMD has issued a crucial alert for the next two days and in its May 23 bulletin highlighted continuation of favourable conditions for monsoon progression.
Fresh western disturbance may quell the heat in coming days, with rain expected in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and some other parts of the country
The maximum temperatures are "very likely to rise by 2-4°C over northwest India" during the next three days, and by "2-3°C over central India" during the next two days, the weather department said.
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The US-European satellite Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich has detected early signs of a potential El Nino event across the equatorial Pacific Ocean.
Delayed monsoon arrival sparks temperature rise across Northwest and Central India, while hot and humid conditions grip coastal regions. Northeast India braces for widespread rainfall, while dust storms loom over isolated areas.
"An SMS alert will be sent to citizens during an emergency," the BMC said.
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Meteorologists have attributed the dusty conditions to a combination of intense heat in northwest India over the past five days, parched soil due to the absence of rainfall and strong winds that have persisted since midnight.
Strong winds injured more than 700 of about 20,000 people who were sheltering in sturdier buildings on the highlands of Sittwe township such as monasteries, pagodas and schools.
The World Meteorological Organisation, a United Nations agency, has warned the super cyclone will cause heavy rain, flooding, and landslides around the coasts of Bangladesh and Myanmar.
The cyclone is expected to make landfall at around noon on May 14, crossing southeast Bangladesh and north Myanmar coasts with wind speeds of up to 175 kmph
Unseasonal showers have given way to a looming heatwave in the east, prompting alerts in Gangetic West Bengal and isolated areas of Bihar. The presence of Cyclone Mocha and the potential development of El Niño add complexity to the country's climate dynamics, necessitating heightened monitoring and preparedness.
IMD has warned of heavy rains in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, and Odisha until May 12
The details of its path and intensification will be provided after the formation of the low-pressure area, India Meteorological Department said on Sunday.
Under its influence, a low-pressure area is expected to form over the same area around May 7 and then consolidate into a depression over the Southeast Bay of Bengal by May 8.
May has historically been the hottest month of the year in the city with a mean maximum temperature of 39.5 degrees Celsius.