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Madhya Pradesh's Datia district simmers at 47.5 degrees Celsius, third hottest place in country

The weather bureau official said Indore, Bhopal and Jabalpur saw mercury climbing to 43.1 degrees Celsius, 43 degrees Celsius and 41 degrees Celsius, respectively.

Edited By: Raju Kumar @rajudelhi123 Bhopal Updated on: May 19, 2024 23:51 IST
Heatwave grips north India region
Image Source : PTI/FILE Heatwave grips north India region

Madhya Pradesh's Datia district has been the third hottest place as the mercury soared to 47.5 degrees Celsius in the region, said an official from the India Meteorological Department on Monday. Guna and Gwalior baked at 45.5 degrees they added. Datia recorded the third-highest temperature in the country, said IMD Bhopal centre in a WhatsApp message.

Najafgarh in Delhi saw mercury touching 47.8 degrees Celsius, the highest in the country on Sunday, followed by Agra at 47.7 degrees, it said.

Delhi scorches at 47.8 degrees Celsius

Delhi witnessed a blistering heatwave on Sunday, with temperatures soaring to a season-high of 47.8 degrees Celsius. The IMD said, the national capital will face no relief from the intense heat over the coming week as hot winds from Rajasthan continue to sweep through the region. 

Nowgong in MP's Chhatarpur district registered a maximum temperature of 45.3 degrees Celsius, said IMD's Bhopal centre meteorologist Prakash Dhawale.

Rain or thundershowers are likely at isolated places in the districts of east Madhya Pradesh on Monday Isolated pockets in western and eastern MP could see heatwave conditions. Some of these areas might also see wind touching the speed of 40-50 kmph, the official said.

(With PTI inputs)

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