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Heatwave becomes severe; Delhi records 46 degrees Celsius

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The ongoing conditions on Monday became severe in several parts of the country, including the national capital, where touched the 46 degrees mark.

According to private forecaster Skymet, Monday's highest temperature was recorded in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar at 48 degrees

Temperatures in parts of and central and western regions recorded a surge to 47 degrees In northern India, hovered around 45- 46 degrees Celsius.

There could be relief for people in and the surrounding areas with pre-monsoon showers predicted on Tuesday.

"A cyclonic circulation over will cause rains in and surrounding areas on Tuesday evening. It will lead to a drop in the temperature," said Mahesh Palawat,

"Rains will occur on Wednesday and Thursday as well. Later, there will be no "

According to the Meteorological Department, there is likely be a cyclonic storm along the on Monday evening due to depression over



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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 14:54 IST