Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad recorded the hottest season in 100 years as the maximum temperature in the city touched 48 degrees Celsius on Friday.

According to the Meteorological Centre of IMD, the city had recorded 47.8 degrees Celsius on May 27, 1916.

Deesa and Gandhinagar too recorded a day temperature of 48 degrees Celsius.

In recent times, heat waves have been prevailing across the country.

Palodhi was the hottest place in Rajasthan this season so far and the hottest in the country for the second consecutive day at 51 degrees.

Delhi too, has been reeling under sweltering conditions, recording the maximum of 47 degrees this season.

Meanwhile, the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha brace for heavy rainfall due to cyclonic storm ‘Roanu’, which could intensify into a “severe cyclonic storm”.