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India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

IMD has said heatwave to severe heatwave conditions are very likely to prevail over Rajasthan, Vidarbha and Madhya Pradesh during the next five days and over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi and south Uttar Pradesh during the next three days.

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

A man uses a torn portion of carton box to protect himself from the heat as he waits to cross a road on a hot summer afternoon in Hyderabad last Wednesday. The region continues to reel under extreme heat wave conditions. (AP Photo)

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

A group of boys play in the river Ganges in Varanasi, Sunday. Many parts in the country are experiencing heat wave conditions with temperature hovering above 45 degree celsius. (AP Photo)

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

A man rides a motorcycle with his face covered in cloth to protect from heat on a hot summer afternoon in Hyderabad, Wednesday. (AP Photo)

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

A family on a motorcycle uses an umbrella as a protection on a hot summer afternoon in Hyderabad,Wednesday. (AP Photo)

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

People take rest in the shade of a commercial hoarding on a hot summer afternoon in Hyderabad, Wednesday. (AP Photo)

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

A woman walks with her face covered with her scarf to protect from the heat on a hot summer day in Jammu, Friday. (AP Photo)

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

Young girls take bath from a municipal water pump to cool off themselves during a scorching hot day in Allahabad on Saturday. Two thirds of the country is gripped by a severe heat wave. Mercury has breached 45 degrees celsius across several cities. These include Delhi, Lucknow, Jaipur, Hyderabad and Chandigarh. The maximum temperature touched 48.6 degree Celsius on Thursday in Allahabad. (Photo by Ritesh Shukla)

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

Two boys swim in Ganges river to cool off themselves during a scorching hot day in Allahabad Saturday. (Photo by Ritesh Shukla)

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

A monkey drinks water from a tap on a hot, summer day as temperature soared in Jammu, Friday. (PTI)

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

New Delhi: People jump into a water pond to get some respite from scorching heat on a hot summer day, in New Delhi, Saturday. (PTI Photo)

India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

Amritsar: Men bathe in a tube-well reserviour to beat the heat on a hot day in Amritsar, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (PTI)