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Major Heatwave Paralyzes India, Pakistan

Posted by feww on May 30, 2014

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Temperatures in Indians Subcontinent Top 47°C

Large swathes of the Indian Subcontinent are reeling under a major heatwave as the mercury continues to soar. Maximum temperatures in Dadu, Sindh Province, reached 47°C and  Nawabshah in central Pakistan recorded 46°C.

Maximum temperatures in New Delhi, the Indian Capital,  and Hyderabad, the capital and largest city of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh [metro pop: 9 million] hit 45 degree Celsius on Friday.

Other cities and metropolitan areas also reported very high temperatures including Mohenjodaro (45°C), Chorr (45°C), Jaipur (44°C),  Bhopal (43°C) and  Chandigarh (43°C).

Maximum temperatures could rise by up to 4°C in east India over the next two days, local forecasters said.

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