Nagpurians had to bear the heat on Friday as well as the temperature soar to 46.2 degrees Celsius making it the hottest day of the summer season.
A rise in the temperature in the city was recorded by over 1.2 degree C. Yesterday’s maximum temperature in Nagpur was 45.0 degrees C. Whereas, Nagpur’s minimum temperature was also higher side at 30.3 degrees Celsius.
This summer season the mercury had already crossed 45 degrees Celsius mark several times.
Earlier on May 14 the city had recorded season’s hottest day with 45.4 degrees C, June 2 the city had recorded 45.0 degrees Celsius.
Meanwhile, Chandrapur again registered as the hottest district with 46.4 degrees C in Vidarbha as heat wave conditions are prevailing almost everywhere.
Nagpur recorded second-highest day temperature in Vidarbha at 46.2 degrees C followed by Brahmapuri at 46.1 degrees C.
Gondia registered a day temperature of 45.4 degrees Celsius; Wardha was at 45.2 degrees C, Amravati – 44.4 degrees C, Gadchiroli – 44.2 degrees Celsius, Akola – 43.6 degrees Celsius, Yavatmal – 43.2 degrees C.
The day temperatures at Washim and Buldana were at 41.5 degrees C and 39.2 degrees C respectively.
No respite from the sun as the Indian Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heat wave condition in various parts of Vidarbha till June 5. Thereafter the citizens will get some relief from the scorching heat as IMD has warned about thunderstorm with lighting.