10 Indian Cities Among 15 Hottest Places In The World

Haaye Garmi! Is exactly what you’d say when we tell you that India has 10 of the 15 hottest places in the world in the last 24 hours. El Dorado, a weather monitoring website states that out of the 15 hottest cities in the world, in the last 24 hours, 10 are in India and the others are in the neighbouring, Pakistan. India’s highest temperature in the last 24 hours was recorded in Rajasthan’s Churu, which is located 20km north from Jaipur, the state capital. Churu is sweltering at 50 degrees Celsius. As per the MeT department, this is the second-highest temperature in Churu district in May in the last 10 years.

India Has 10 Of The 15 Hottest Places In The World

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Churu In Rajasthan Hottest Place In The World In 24 Hours

Rajasthan’s Churu, popularly known as the gateway to the Thar desert had a tie with Jacobabad in Pakistan as the hottest place in the world with 50 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. The other three cities from Rajasthan- Bikaner, Ganganagar and Pilani were also on that list. Two cities from Uttar Pradesh and two from Maharashtra also made it to this list. Uttar Pradesh’s Banda and Haryana’s Hisar recorded extreme temperatures of 48 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, May 26.

India Has 10 Of The 15 Hottest Places In The World

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India Has 10 Out Of 14 Hottest Cities On Earth On May 26

The other hottest cities in the world in the last 24 hours, were New Delhi at 47.6 degrees Celsius, Bikaner at 47.4 degrees Celsius, Ganganagar at 47 degrees Celsius, Jhansi at 47 degrees Celsius, Pilani at 46.9 degrees Celsius. Maharashtra’s Nagpur Sonegaon recorded a temperature of  46.8 degrees Celsius and Akola at 46.5 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.

India Has 10 Of The 15 Hottest Places In The World

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Rajasthan Has 4 Of The Hottest Cities In The World In 24 Hours

Churu witnessed the second-highest temperature in May, in the last 10 years. Earlier, Churu recorded a temperature of 50.2 degrees Celsius on May 19, 2016, as per the local weather bureau. The city in Rajasthan faced severe heat conditions since May 22. This was when the highest temperature was recorded there at 46.6 degrees Celcius. Ever since then, the temperatures kept increasing day by day- it was 46.6 on May 23, 47.4 on May 24 and 47.5 on May 25, the MeT department said.  Two other towns in Rajasthan also recorded temperature which went beyond 45 degrees Celsius. Kota and Jaisalmer both had the highest temperature of was 46 degrees Celcius. Did you know Rajasthan Has One Of Asia’s Biggest Libraries Housing 9,00,000 Books?

Sanjana Shenoy
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