The unrelenting sun unleashed misery on the people of Jharkhand and Telangana, where 49 people have lost their lives.

For Delhiites, it was comparatively less hot in the national capital as the mercury settled below normal levels. The maximum temperature was recorded at 36.8 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average while the minimum temperature settled at 23 degrees, normal for this time of the year, said a Met department official.

The drop in temperature is because of a Western disturbance prevailing over the northern region for the last four days.

The humidity in air remained on the lower side and oscillated between 56 and 13 percent. In Arunachal Pradesh, at least two persons were killed and several dwellings damaged in fresh landslides triggered by rains in Tawang district, raising the toll to 19.

While a person drowned at Jengthu River in Namsai district on April 17 last, 16 people were killed in a massive landslide triggered by incessant rains at Phamla village in Tawang on Friday.

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