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Intense heat wave grips north, central India; Delhi logs 46 degrees

However, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its latest forecast said a wet spell is likely to hit northwest India from May 23-25

Heatwave, Summer, India

Sanjeeb Mukhejee New Delhi

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An intense heat wave is passing through most of central, west and north India, leading to a steep rise in temperatures. Several cities saw mercury go past the 44 degree C-mark.

However, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its latest forecast said a wet spell is likely to hit northwest India from May 23-25 due to emergence of an active western disturbance.

The prevailing conditions over south Haryana, Southern Parts of UP, Gangetic West Bengal, Bihar, and Jharkhand is likely to abate Tuesday onwards. 

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First Published: May 22 2023 | 10:59 PM IST

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