Heat wave grips North India
No lessening of temperatures as heat wave continues to soar the temperatures in North India. Heat is brushing most parts of north India with a constant increase in humidity levels. In parts of Hisar, in Haryana extremely hot day at 45.8 degrees was witnessed.
The capital was under the blazing sun resulted in the maximum temperature rising to 43.2 C, four notches above normal; the minimum was seen at 27.8 degree Celsius. The humidity levels too lurked between 64 and 35 per cent.
On June 20, New Delhi registered a maximum and minimum temperature of 42 C and 28.4 C.
Hisar remained the hottest in the Northern region quoted 45.8 C, five notches above normal, as heat wave continue to envelope the states of Haryana, Punjab and Union Territory Chandigarh.
Amritsar ended up being a hot day at 44.4 C, up by four degrees, while Ludhiana was equally hot at 44.3 C, three notches above normal. In case of Patiala, the temperature settled at 42.