North India reels under heat-wave

A heat wave continued to sweep most parts of North India. The national capital Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 29.1 degree Celsius today while the maximum recorded yesterday was 43.7 degrees celsius, three notches above normal.

The minimum yesterday was 26.3 degree celsius. Most parts of Madhya Pradesh are in the grip of extreme heatwave like conditions. Our Bhopal correspondent reports that the maximum temperature has crossed 45 degrees at several places.

The northern and western parts of Rajasthan are facing heat wave conditions since the last three days. The mercury crossed 42 degree celsius in Kota and capital Jaipur, this morning.

Yesterday the maximum temperature was 47 degree celsius in Sriganganagar and above 45 in Jaipur, which is the highest temperature recorded in this season.

According to the Met Office, the heat wave situation will continue for the next 48 hours in the state.

In many districts, the administration is spraying water through tankers on roads to reduce the impact of heat.

Bihar is facing hot and humid weather. The Bihar Met department Director told that the maximum temperature recorded today was 37 degree celsius.

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