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India boils under intense heatwave, here’s list of states where mercury is rising

By Saima Siddiqui 
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New Delhi: Several Indian states are experiencing scorching heatwaves, with maximum temperatures approaching 45 degrees in some. Due to a lack of rainfall caused by dry westerly winds, several portions of India are experiencing scorching temperatures.

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Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director General of the India Meteorological Department, predicted that heatwaves will be more strong and frequent in Northwest India and neighbouring areas of central India in April.

According to the IMD, the main heatwave zone in April and May would include Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Vidarbha in Maharashtra, sections of Gangetic West Bengal, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana.

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