The area in central India with day time highs over 45 degrees C is expanding, while warmer than normal weather moves in to South Korea and Japan as heavy slow moving rain finally clears out over the Pacific Ocean.
The early heat across India continues with most parts of the nation above 40 degrees and, increasingly, more in the central part of the country are heating up further with highs climbing over 45 degrees in the days ahead.
Heavy rain continues in the north but many other areas are either dry or have thunderstorms.
Max temperatures of 45C or more are likely over Maharashtra and Telangana.
Max temperatures of 40C or more are likely over Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Air qualities will be poor or very poor across the country, especially in major cities like Delhi.
Heavy rain is finally clearing away from Japan after a saturating past few days (since Saturday).
Now high pressure moves in to cover Japan and South Korea from Wednesday to Saturday. It will be sunny and warmer across Japan and Korea from Thursday through to Saturday.
Temperatures will go up and over average for late May across Japan and South Korea from Thursday. Maximum temperatures exceed 30C across some places in Japan and South Korea on Friday and the weekend, with daytime highs over 8 degrees above normal.
The next disturbance will move over China on Sunday.
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