Rajathan reels under Sweltering Heat, churu sizzles at 47 degree C

Temperature in Northern India on sunday cross 45 degrees Celsius at several places affecting normal life in the region. Rajasthan's churu was the hottest place in the region with temperature touching 47 degree C. The national capital recorded a high of 44 deg C while mercury in parts of Punjab and Haryana shot up to 46 deg C. Rajasthan reeled under severe heat wave as temperature in Churu recorded 47.6 deg C. Kota, Sriganganagar, Bikaner, Jaipur and Barmer recorded 46.2, 45.7, 45, 44.6 and 44.5 deg C respectively.
A rise of up to 5 degree Celsius in day and night temperature continued in the state. Churu remained hottest with maximum tem. of 47.6 degree C. The road remains empty in the city as people remained confined to their houses