The findings, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, indicated that these deadly heat waves will likely become more commonplace in the coming decades even if global warming is limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
As of 3 p.m. on Friday, the mercury reached 36.4 degrees Celsius at London's Heathrow Airport, making it the hottest August day since 2003, BBC Weather said.
It said Allahabad continued to be the hottest place in the state, recording a maximum of 47.1 degrees Celsius.
By 2 pm, Viratnagar recorded a maximum temperature of 38.4 degree Celsius, followed by Red Hills (37.9 degree Celsius), L.B. Nagar (37.8 degree Celsius) and Uppal (37.4 degree Celsius), according to the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS).
The weatherman has forecast mainly clear skies, with the maximum temperature hovering around 13 degrees Celsius.
As per MeT department forecast, shallow to moderate fog will appear from Wednesday and continue till the weekend.
The IMD has forecasted that the minimum and the maximum temperature in the capital will be around 21 and 33 degrees Celsius, respectively, throughout the day.
The onset of summer in the city started with mercury rising above 38 degree Celsius in March first week
While there was shallow to moderate fog in most parts of the city, a few places saw dense fog causing visibility issues.
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