Apr 4, 2016

Heat Wave: Above Normal Temperature Recorded Across India

India
by
The Hindu
Covering their faces with a scarf and the saree's pallu, these women are trying their best to beat the heat in Vijayawada, in this April 5 picture. Photo: V. Raju, The Hindu
Covering their faces with a scarf and the saree's pallu, these women are trying their best to beat the heat in Vijayawada, in this April 5 picture. Photo: V. Raju, The Hindu

With the temperature in the last three days being significantly higher than normal in most parts of the country, the MeT department’s prediction of extreme, and extended, heat wave-like conditions this summer seems to be coming true already. The maximum and minimum temperatures have been between five to six degree Celsius higher than normal in parts of western Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, eastern Rajasthan and some parts of Madhya Pradesh