North India boils; Raj's Barmer hottest at 48.1 C

Temperature settled above the 45-degree mark in most parts of the desert state as Bikaner, Srigangangar and Jodhpur recorded a day temperature of 47.5 C, 47.1 C and 46.4 C respectively.

Delhiites had to bear with scorching heat as the maximum settled at 43.6 degree Celsius, three notches above normal, while the minimum was recorded at 30.7 degrees.
The Weatherman has predicted no relief for the capital, with the temperature likely to oscillate between 43 and 27 degree Celsius.

The heat wave also prevailed in most parts of Punjab and Haryana where Hisar baked at 47 C, six degrees above normal, followed by Ludhiana 42.5 C and Patiala 42 C.
Amristsar recorded a day temperature of 41.7 C while it was 41.1 C each in Chandigarh and Ambala.In Uttarakhand, despite a  hailstorm the weather was hot as capital Dehradun recorded a day temperature of 38.1 degree Celsius, nearly five notches above normal

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