Severe heatwave condition continued to grip major part of country. Mercury rose in many parts of northern India and hovered around the 40 degrees Celsius mark.
Odisha continued to sizzle, and normal life was affected in Rajasthan due to heat wave in parts of the state.
It was a hot day on Saturday in the national capital with the mercury crossing the 40 degree Celsius mark in some parts of the city.
Most of the cities in Maharashtra are reaching between 40-45 degrees Celsius.Skymet Weather predicts that no relief is likely from severe heatwave for next few days.
Moreover, day temperature will continue to rise during next 24 hours as well.
However, Palam Observatory has been recording day temperature above 40°C for last consecutive 2-3 days.
Meanwhile, Delhi could see isolated rain and thundershowers on late Sunday evening but it will not bring much respite as mercury will start rising again by Monday noon.
Bangalore and Kolkata have been witnessing blazing hot weather conditions where mercury has been on rising trend.
People are advised to stay indoors or stay hydrated when they venture out in the day time.