A severe heat wave is now baking almost the entire region of the north/west/central and eastern parts of the sub continent.
This is due to a huge seasonal anticyclone (high-pressure area with warm air) pushing west from the Middle East regions.
Vidarbha and adjoining Marathwada, with north interior Andhra Pradesh may witness some record heating during this phase. Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and West Bengal, which may record unusually high temperatures.
This upper ridge will result in the Westerlies moving well northwards, resulting in a severe heat wave.