City streets wore a deserted look in the afternoon as hot winds added to the woes of the people. On Monday, the Met department has issued red alert for a heatwave in Vidarbha and other states.
Today the city witnessed a drop in temperature by 1 degree, however, still it remains the hottest in the region with mercury level rising up to 46.8 degrees Celsius. Amravati emerged as the second hottest place in the region with a maximum temperature of 46.6 degrees Celsius.
Other parts of Vidarbha too witnessed a rise in maximum and minimum temperatures. Akola (46.3â„ƒ), Wardha (46.0 â„ƒ) while Chandrapur recorded (45.2â„ƒ). Buldhana (43.0 â„ƒ), Bhrampuri (43.9 â„ƒ), Gadchiroli (43.4 â„ƒ), Gondia (45.0) while Yavatmal (45.5) and Washim recorded (43.8â„ƒ).