With weather remaining generally dry during the past couple of days, maximum temperatures across Punjab and Haryana have started to soar.
Delhiites had to sweat it out on Monday with maximum temperature hovering near the 40-degree mark and high humidity adding to the woes.
There was no let up in heat wave in Rajasthan on Thursday as temperatures in state continued to hover well above the normal levels in most places.
Rajasthan remained in the grip of sizzling heat as the mercury settled above normal across the state.
The plains of north India continued to sweat under sizzling hot conditions.
The national capital on Tuesday continued to reel under intense heat with hot winds blowing all through the day.
Heat wave conditions continued at certain places in UP even as rainfall in the last 24 hours brought relief in Meerut and Varanasi divisions.
Vast swathes of the country continued to reel under intense heat, Delhi witnessing its hottest day in a decade for the month of May on Thursday.
Several parts of Gujarat reeled under severe heat with mercury climbing to a sweltering 44 degrees in some areas.
Normal life remained affected as most parts of the country continued to reel under intense heat wave on Wednesday.
Heat wave conditions continued to prevail in Odisha with the temperature crossing 45 degree Celsius in eight of the 30 districts on Tuesday.
Delhiites on Tuesday wilted under scorching heat with the mercury breaching the 45 degree-mark to settle at 45.1 deg C.
There has been no respite from sweltering heat in Odisha with the mercury crossing 46 degree Celsius in Sambalpur on Monday.
Punjab and Haryana reeled under heat wave conditions as maximum temperatures on Monday hovered around the 45 deg C mark at most places.
Severe heat wave conditions prevailed in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday with several places in state recording maximum temperatures of over 40 degrees C.
India Meteorological Department officials say the temperature will hover around 41 degrees Celsius Sunday, even though the morning saw some clouds.
Lingering heat wave affected normal life in Northern region as two persons lost their lives in Sirsa district of Haryana due to scorching Sun.
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