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Click to know cities in India that are now experiencing extreme heat waves

Delhi – 47.4 degrees Celsius

In the national capital Delhi, temperatures rise to 47.4 degrees Celsius. This intense heat poses a challenge for the more than 30 million inhabitants. The city’s dense population and infrastructure make it even warmer due to the urban heat island effect. Residents are advised to stay indoors during the hottest parts of the day.

Barmer – 46.5 degrees Celsius

Located in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan, Barmer experiences temperatures of 46.5 degrees Celsius. Although the city is used to high temperatures, the current heat wave is extreme and has consequences for both people and the environment. The desert climate makes the heat even more intense.

Jaisalmer – 45.8 degrees Celsius

Jaisalmer is known for its desert forts and dunes and is currently experiencing 45.8 degrees Celsius. The heat affects daily life and tourism, which is crucial for the local economy. Tourists are advised to stay in shaded or air-conditioned areas and avoid outdoor activities.

Jodhpur – 45.5 degrees Celsius

Jodhpur, also in Rajasthan and famous for its blue-painted houses, experiences temperatures of 45.5 degrees Celsius. The combination of high heat and low humidity is tough on both residents and visitors. It is best to postpone plans to visit until temperatures drop.

Chandigarh – 44.5 degrees Celsius

Not far from Delhi, Chandigarh experiences 44.5 degrees Celsius. The city parks are known for their modern architecture and greenery and offer little relief in this heat. Authorities advise staying hydrated and avoiding outdoor activities.

Amritsar – 44.3 degrees Celsius

Amritsar, home to the Golden Temple, experiences temperatures around 44.3 degrees Celsius. The intense heat is especially hard on the elderly and children. Visitors to the Golden Temple are warned to take precautions against heat exhaustion and dehydration.

This heat wave is creating serious challenges in these cities, with residents and visitors alike needing to take extra care to stay safe.