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Eight of the 15 hottest places on the planet are in India

Updated : 2019-06-03 16:49:24

Eight cities from India figured on the list of 15 hottest places in the world as heatwaves continued to sweep across the region. According to El Dorado Weather website, these cities experienced a temperature above 47.5°C.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said earlier that heatwave conditions are likely to continue over the northern plains, and central and southern parts of the country for two more days and abate gradually.

1: Rajasthan's Churu, with the temperature reaching 48.9°C, is ranked at 5th place in the list. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
1: Rajasthan's Churu, with the temperature reaching 48.9°C, is ranked at 5th place in the list. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
2: At the 6th place is Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan where temperature soured to 48.6°C. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
2: At the 6th place is Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan where temperature soured to 48.6°C. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
3: Phalodi in Rajasthan comes at 9th place in the list. The mercury levels in the city reached 48.2°C on Monday. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
3: Phalodi in Rajasthan comes at 9th place in the list. The mercury levels in the city reached 48.2°C on Monday. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
4: Another city from Rajasthan, Bikaner, is ranked at 10th place in the list. The city’s temperature reached 48.1°C on Monday. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
4: Another city from Rajasthan, Bikaner, is ranked at 10th place in the list. The city’s temperature reached 48.1°C on Monday. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
5: At 12th spot with mercury levels rising as high as 47.8°C  is the city of Jaisalmer. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
5: At 12th spot with mercury levels rising as high as 47.8°C  is the city of Jaisalmer. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
6: At the 13th spot, with mercury levels reaching up to 47.7°C, is the cantonment city of Nowgong located in Madhya Pradesh. (Source: IANS)
6: At the 13th spot, with mercury levels reaching up to 47.7°C, is the cantonment city of Nowgong located in Madhya Pradesh. (Source: IANS)
7: At 14th spot is the city of Narnaul, located in Haryana, where the temperature reached as high as 47.6°C. (Source: Haryana Tourism)
7: At 14th spot is the city of Narnaul, located in Haryana, where the temperature reached as high as 47.6°C. (Source: Haryana Tourism)
8: At the 15th position is the popular temple city of Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. The city’s temperature reached 47.5°C on Monday. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
8: At the 15th position is the popular temple city of Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. The city’s temperature reached 47.5°C on Monday. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
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