Delhi  and several other parts of India on Sunday witnessed temperature  crossing the 49 degrees Celsius mark

Several countries, including India, are witnessing one of the harshest spells of heatwaves.

Weather conditions in India have shown no sign of mercy despite light to moderate showers last week.

With the prevailing heat conditions, mercury touching around 50 degrees Celsius has become a common scenario

Uttar Pradesh’s Banda recorded a maximum day temperature of 49 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the highest in the state.

As per the India Meteorological Department data, this was the highest-ever temperature recorded in Banda in May.