Heatwave scorches north India; Delhi records hottest day in May in 18 years

Heatwave conditions intensified in most pieces of the northern states on Tuesday, with Churu in Rajasthan scorching at 50-diploma Celsius and the mercury breaching the 47-diploma mark in pieces of the countrywide funds.

Kuldeep Srivastava, Head of IMD’s Regional Weather conditions Forecasting Centre, claimed, “Churu now had the best highest temperature at 50-diploma Celsius. In the very last 10 a long time, this is the second time the highest temperature has surpassed this mark. Earlier on Could 18, 2010, a temperature of 50.2-diploma Celsius was recorded.” In Delhi, the Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative figures for the metropolis, recorded a highest of 46 levels Celsius, as Delhi sweltered less than a scorching warmth wave.

The very last time the mercury at the Safdarjung weather conditions station touched the 46-levels-Celsius mark

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