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Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions over NW India, Indo-Gangetic plains
Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions over NW India, Indo-Gangetic plains

Places that recorded maximum temperatures above 47 degrees Celsius are: Ganganagar (48.3), Bikaner (48.2), Churu (47.5), Phalodi, Jaisalmer (both 47.4), Pilani (47.3) - all in Rajasthan, Bhind (48.7), Nowgong, Khajuraho (both 47.6) - all in Madhya Pradesh, Mungeshpur (47.2), Najafgarh (47) - both in Delhi; Sirsa (47.8), Hisar (47.5) - both Haryana, and Jhansi (47.3) in Uttar Pradesh.

Heat singes western Odisha
Heat singes western Odisha

There will be no large change in maximum temperature during the next 24 hours.

Brace for another spell of heat wave from weekend: IMD
Brace for another spell of heat wave from weekend: IMD

The dip in the temperature was a result of rains - although trace for many parts and light rain for some - in the Delhi NCR from Wednesday evening through the night. The met department has predicted partly cloudy sky with maximum temperature expected at 39 degrees Celsius.

Scientists map living corals before and after marine heat wave
Scientists map living corals before and after marine heat wave

With these data, the researchers identified more than 10 potential coral refugia - habitats that may offer a safe haven for corals facing climate change. Among the potential refugia, there was up to 40 per cent less coral mortality than on neighbouring reefs, despite similar heat stress.

Heat Wave affects Birds
Scorching Heat wave: Bird Hospital Depicts Impact On Birds & Animals

This year's extreme heat wave condition across the country is not only affecting humans, but also birds.

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Centre asks states/UTs to review health facility preparedness amid rising temperature

Health facilities need to increase resilience to extreme heat by arranging uninterrupted electricity for constant functioning of cooling appliances, installation of solar panels, measures to reduce indoor heat through cool/green roofs, window shades, and shade outside, among others.

At 43.5 degrees Celsius, Delhi records warmest April day in 12 years
At 43.5 degrees Celsius, Delhi records warmest April day in 12 years

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an "orange" alert, warning the city residents of a severe heatwave on Friday.

Severe heatwave conditions to prevail in Odisha for next 4-5 days: IMD DG
Severe heatwave conditions to prevail in Odisha for next 4-5 days: IMD DG

Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said in southern and coastal Odisha, there will be no heatwave conditions. 

Delhi to experience heat wave April 28 onwards
Delhi to experience heat wave April 28 onwards

Meanwhile, as per the IMD update at 8.30 p.m., the city was having a relative humidity of 36 per cent. The city observed sunrise at 5.47 a.m., and sun set at 6.52 p.m.

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Bhubaneswar turns hot cauldron, records 43 degree Celsius 

As per data released by the India Meteorological Department's Regional Centre, six towns in the State recorded temperature above 40 degree Celsius till 2.30 pm in the day.

Summer 2022 Odisha
Summer 2022: Odisha In Grip Of Intense Heat Wave

It’s mid April and Odisha has already started to boil. Intense heat wave has swept across parts of Odisha with mercury remaining above 40 degree Celsius in as many as 15 places of the state on Saturday.

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Odisha's Sonepur hottest place in India, mercury jumps over 40 Deg C at 16 places in State

The regional centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar informed that mercury surged above 40 degree Celsius mark at 16 places in the State today.

Khus Khus Curtain Makers In Bargarh
Khus Khus Curtains To Keep Heat At Bay

As the heat wave continues to sweep across Odisha with the mercury soaring above 40 degrees in some places, the khus khus farmers and curtain makers make a hay from their business.

Max Temp To Be Above Normal In Interior Odisha: Check IMD’s Forecast
Max Temp To Be Above Normal In Interior Odisha: Check IMD’s Forecast

The weather agency has also advised people to take precautionary measures for hot weather while going outside during midday time (around 1200 IST-1500 IST in these areas).

Hills Of Himachal See Mercury At All-Time High In March
Hills Of Himachal See Mercury At All-Time High In March

According to the official, in the past five years, the hill state whose economy largely depends on horticulture, agriculture and hydropower, received the lowest precipitation during the past 14 summer months.

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