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Temperatures in parts of northwest India soar

27 Feb 2021, 10:18 GMT+10

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Temperatures in various parts of northwest India have increased by 6-7 degrees Celsius above normal, according to the World Meteorological Organization on Saturday.

"Parts of northwest India have seen daytime temperatures 6-7 degrees Celsius above normal over Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi," informed WMO.

Odisha also witnessed a rise in temperature. The state broke the record of last 10 years.

"Bhubaneswar in the eastern Indian state of Odisha recorded temp of 40.4 degree Celsius today, second-highest temperature for February in the past 10 years," stated WMO.

Similarly, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday tweeted, "The temperatures are above normal by 4-6 degrees Celsius over most parts of Northwest India and adjoining parts of Central and East India. It is likely to continue during the next 3 days and then fall by 2-4 degrees subsequently." (ANI)

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