Chandrapur touched 44 degrees CF temperature on Saturday, which is the highest in Vidarbha region. Akola closely follows it by recording 43.7 degrees C temperature.
Then comes the number of Brahmapuri at third place which registered temperature of 43.2 degrees C, followed by Wardha where the maximum temperature was 43.0 degrees C. It was also a hot day for Nagpur that recorded 42.8 degrees C today.
Following are the temperature figures in C in other cities of the region: Yavatmal â€“ 42.5, Amravati â€“ 42.2, Gondia â€“ 42.0, Gadchirioli â€“ 40.6 and Buldana â€“ 39.5. The temperature at Washim was not available.
The Indian meteorological Department has forecast heat wave to continue at Chandrapur and Buldana on Monday while Akola will face heat wave from Monday and Tuesday.