As temperature keeps on rising and we feel that this year summer it is hotter than last year, we bring you the hottest temperature in the History of India.

The highest reliable temperature reading was 50.6 °C (123.1 °F) in Alwar, Rajasthan in 1955.

The India Meteorological Department doubts the validity of 55 °C (131 °F) readings reported in Orissa during 2005.