Nagpur registered maximum day temperature at 41.4 degrees C on Friday, an increase by over 2 degrees C against yesterdayâ€™s 39.0 degrees C. Though the temperature was comparatively less the citizens became uneasy by either humidity or by perspiration. To add to their woes power failure in some parts of the city was one of the causes.
Akola again topped the list of hottest place today by recording 44.5 degrees C, closely followed Amravati â€“ 44.2 degrees C. The temperature was in between 41 and 42 degrees C in six districts. They are: Chandrapur â€“ 41,8, Wardha â€“ 41.8, Brahmapuri â€“ 41.7, Gondia â€“ 41.5, Gadchiroli â€“ 41.4 and Nagpur â€“ 41.4.
Washim was also a hot place in the region by registering 43.5 degrees C, followed by Yavatmal â€“ 42.2 degrees C. Buldana was lowest as far as temperature is concerned â€“ 40.4 degrees C.
The forecast made by Indian Meteorological Department says that thunderstorm with lighting very likely to occur at isolated places in Bhandara, Gondia and Gadchiroli on May 21.