NEW DELHI: The day after the capital experienced the hottest April day in 50 years with the maximum touching 43.5 degrees Celsius, the meteorological office warned Thursday that the heat wave is likely to continue. "The heat wave will continue. The maximum is likely to hover around the 43 degree mark," an official of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) told IANS. Meanwhile the minimum temperature recorded in the early hours of Thursday was 24.3 degrees Celsius.
NAGPUR: Vidarbha sizzled under heat-wave conditions on Wednesday, with Nagpur registering the country's highest temperature of 47.1 degrees Celsius,
which is 5 degrees Celsius above normal. This broke Nagpur's all-time April high of 46.1, recorded in 1942. Wednesday's high was a sharp rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius from Tuesday's maximum of 45.6 degrees Celsius.