The unrelenting heat wave continued to bear down on the Northern plains on Sunday with most places enduring above normal temperatures despite a marginal drop in mercury levels.
Two persons succumbed to sunstroke in Uttar Pradesh as most parts of the northern plains simmered at temperatures above normal, even as some places witnessed light showers.
North, East India sizzled as
temperatures remained above normal at most places with the capital Delhi scorching at 42.3 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.
Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday sizzled under intense heat, with Amritsar turning out to be the hottest in the two states at 44 deg C.
Delhiites experienced pleasant weather on Thursday with mercury remaining at below normal levels for the second consecutive day.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon