Sun continues to scorch down at Vidarbha region as the temperature shot up to 46 degree Celsius. The day temperature is already over 2-3 notches above the normal temperature in most of the districts of Vidarbha.
IMD has predicted that the mercury will be constant at 46 degree Celsius from May 22 till May 28. Hot breeze continues to sweep the city from 10 am.
Even in the evening people are not getting any relief from the heat waves and prefer to stay indoors. All the prominent roads in the city which are usually busy throughout the day are deserted between 12 noon to 3 pm.
Meanwhile, Bramhapuri was the hottest place in the region with 46.5 degree Celsius followed by Chandrapur at 46.4 degree Celsius and Nagpur 46 degree Celsius. Akola recorded 45 degree Celsius while in Amravati and Yawatmal mercury soared to 44 and 44.5 degree Celsius respectively.