Watch | India Burning: Heat Wave Grips Large Parts Of The Country

Explaining the heat wave in the country.

Globally, eight Indian cities were among the 15 hottest places around the world, according to the weather website El Dorado. The other seven were in neighbouring Pakistan with Jacobabad in Sindh recording a high of 51.1° Celsius.

On June 3, Churu in Rajasthan was the hottest city in the country with a maximum recorded temperature of 49.8° Celsius, followed closely by Sri Ganganagar – also in Rajasthan – at 48.6° Celsius, according to the private weather forecaster Skymet.

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