Chandigarh, May 20: Punjab and Haryana continued to reel under intense heat with temperatures at some places crossing 45 degrees Celsius Monday, Met officials said here.
New Delhi, May 20: It was a scorching start to the week here Monday with the temperature shooting up to five notches above average at 44.5 degrees Celsius.
Agra May 20: With the temperature a tad short of 46 degrees Celsius Monday, pedestrians were few and far between, even as the heat-harassed tourists began deserting the historical monuments in Taj city Agra.
Shimla, May 20: Mercury continued to rise across the hills of Himachal Pradesh Monday, with temperatures recorded one to seven degrees Celsius above the season’s average.
New Delhi, May 20: The mercury is set to cross the 45 degrees Celsius mark in Delhi Monday, the hottest day of the season so far, the Met Office said.
Washington, May 20: Tornadoes tore through three central American states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa with baseball-sized hail and wind blasts ripping roofs off homes and turning trees to matchsticks, as severe weather swept the region.
Taipei, May 20: About 10,000 Taiwanese took to the streets here Sunday to protest against further development of nuclear power on the island.
New Delhi, May 19: It was a blazing weekend across northern plains and central plateau of India which reeled under the intense summer heat.
New Delhi, May 19: Mercury rose to a blazing 44.6 degrees Celsius – five notches above average – Sunday, making it the hottest day in the season so far.