Heat in North India is breaking its record. The raging form of heat was seen on Wednesday. In the lockdown, the work of stopping the public till the threshold of the house is now heating up. The heat in North India is so hot that the roads become deserted in the afternoon.
North India has been reeling under heat and heat for the past several days. The effect of heat is seen in many areas of North India and West India, including Delhi-NCR. People in Delhi are experiencing scorching heat and heat stroke, and maximum temperatures are being recorded at 6 degrees above normal in North India.
The temperature in the Palam area of Delhi was recorded at 47.2 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. It was 45.9 degrees in Safdarjung, 45.1 degrees in Lodhi Road, and 46.7 degrees in Jayanagar. The mercury in Palam was recorded at 47.6 degrees on Tuesday.
North India in the grip of heat and heat for several days
On Tuesday, the maximum temperature in the Palam center was recorded at 47.6 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature in most parts of the city was recorded by 6 degrees above normal. According to the Meteorological Department, there can be some relief from the heat on Thursday.
Many areas of Rajasthan are facing severe heatwaves, and mercury touched 50 degrees in Churu district. It is the second time in the last ten years that Churu recorded such a high temperature in May. According to the Meteorological Department, on May 19, 2016, Churu recorded the highest temperature of 50.2 degrees Celsius.
The maximum demand for electricity in North India has increased by more than 32 percent so far as commercial and industrial activities started after the heat in North India and the ‘lockdown’ from May 18. According to news agency PTI, according to data from Delhi’s ‘Load Dispatch Center,’ the maximum power demand reached 5,464 MW at 11.20 pm on Tuesday in the city.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), it is going to live in its worst form in Vidarbha, Maharashtra. In parts of North India Rajasthan, including Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Western Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and East Rajasthan, the heatwave will show its form. Along with this, the heatwave will be affected for the next 24 hours at isolated places in Punjab, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Saurashtra, and interior parts of Kutch, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Telangana, and North Karnataka.