The Indian Meteorological department (IMD) has predicted clear clouds, dry and hot weather for the next three days in Nagpur and Vidarbha which will go on polls from April 11.
IMD’s prediction gives a sigh of relief to the local administrators and political parties who are all set for the much awaited Lok Sabha Elections.
“The temperature will remain around 42-43 degree Celsius with partly cloudy sky in the evening for the next three-four days over Vidarbha and Nagpur but there is no sign of rain and thunderstorm in the region,” said Meteorologist Milind Phadke.
He further added that the temperature will remain high on Election day but there is no prediction of heat wave condition in Nagpur.
On Monday, Nagpur recorded the maximum temperature of 41.8 degree Celsius but Chandrapur was marked as the hottest district in the state with 43.8 degree Celsius followed by Akola with 43.7 degree Celsius .
Amravati and Bramhapuri recorded 43.2 degree Celsius on Monday while Wardha was 42.5 and Washim touched 42.0 degree Celsius.
Maharashtra will go on polls in four phases starting from April 11, 18, 23 and 29. The results for the Lok Sabha Elections will be declared on May 19.