According to Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency, Angul in Odisha recorded 47 degree, while Chandrapur and Wardha in Maharashtra witnessed 46.6 and 46.5 degrees, respectively.

Delhi recorded 45 degree celsius, 0.5 degrees less than on Monday which was the hottest day. There could be some respite from the sweltering heat as some parts of north and south India are expected to  experience thunder storm in next two days, thus bringing down the temperature by a few notches.

Kashmir Valley, on the other hand, is witnessing pleasant weather with maximum temperature around 22 degree celsius. Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh saw the death of 149 people since Monday, raising the toll in the state to 551.

Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh saw the death of 149 people since yesterday, raising the toll in the state to 551. The number of deaths in the state till yesterday was 302. The scorching weather claimed 104 lives in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh alone, Special Commissioner for Disaster Management Tulsi Rani said. According to the Meteorological department, heatwave conditions will prevail in several parts of the state.

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