India: heat still increasing in the north, over 45 degrees

(ANSA) – NEW DELHI, APRIL 29 – A further heat wave is arriving in the northern states of India, with temperatures that will rise again in the next five days reaching 45 degrees in various areas. According to some experts from the IMD, Indian Meteorological Department, it could even reach 47 degrees.

Some areas of the capital, as well as the satellite city Gurugram, in the neighboring state of Haryana, reached a peak of 45.6 degrees yesterday, surpassing the previous record of 44.8 reached on April 28, 1979.

An orange alert was launched for the next four days for the states of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh and for the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.

This morning, the central government’s energy minister replied to the claims of his colleague from Delhi, Satyendar Jain, who yesterday said that at least two of the coal-fired plants that power the capital would only have one day of autonomy. ” in full swing, “he said, and that the only problem with coal is the non-payment of many bills.” (HANDLE).

Source: Ansa

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