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Delhi temperature highest since 2013

June 1, 2019

Global warming is real. On Thursday, India's national capital was hit by worst heat with temperatures soaring up to 46.8 degree Celsius. The highest temperature that has been recorded in the city was 47.2 degree Celsius in May 2013. According to weather forecaster Skymet Weather, heat waves are going to hit central, north and western parts of the country for another ten to twelve days.

City roads wore a deserted look as extremely hot weather conditions wreak havoc. Boiling winds made the feel like #temperatures even higher. Although heat wave is not unusual for #Delhi-NCR but such high temperatures are also not very common-Skymet Weather

Many people took to social media to post pictures of the intense heat and hot weather.

"#Delhi heats up. #Palam in #Delhi recorded 46.8 degree. Highest temperature in the month of May since 2013. All time high is 48.4 degree recorded on May 26 in 1998.#Delhirains @SkymetWeather, tweeted Mahesh Palawat, Vice president Meteorology And climate Change @SkymetWeather.

Meanwhile parts of South India can breathe a sigh of relief. Apart from the oncoming monsoon, there will be heavy rains and thunderstorms in Kerala, Karnataka and parts of Tamil Nadu over the next few days.

Chandrapur in Maharashtra recorded the highest temperature this year on Wednesday hitting 47.8 degree Celsius.

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