Heatwave conditions continued to persist in most parts of the country, with Rajasthan’s Churu remaining the hottest at 50.3 degrees Celsius. Except for rains in Telangana’s Hyderabad and some parts in Odisha, the people struggled with sweltering heat. Temperatures remained three to five notches above normal in Haryana, Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir.
The maximum temperature in Delhi was 40.6 degrees Celsius. The Palam Observatory recorded a high of 42.6 degrees Celsius.
The city recorded a low of 29.4 degrees Celsius and the humidity levels oscillated between 39 to 62 per cent. The national capital is likely to get some respite from the scorching heat on Tuesday, reports PTI.
Churu, also known as the gateway to the Thar desert, remained the hottest place in the country for the third consecutive day with a maximum temperature of 50.3 degrees Celsius. The MeT department has predicted severe heat wave in east and west Rajasthan for the next two days. Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra also battled heatwave conditions. The IMD warned that there will be no respite till June 7.