Published On : Wed, May 20th, 2015

Nagpur records hottest day of season at 47 deg

Nagpur: Nagpur, Maharashtra’s second capital, on Wednesday recorded the highest temperature of the season so far as the mercury touched 47 degree Celsius.

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The Vidarbha region of the state is experiencing an intense heat wave for the last couple of days. Apart from Nagpur, Akola registered a maximum temperature of 46.2 degree Celsius and Amravati 45.4 degree Celsius.

The Regional Meteorological Centre here said the heat wave will continue for the next few days, even for a week. The temperatures in the region will settle in the range of 45 to 47 degree Celsius.

In the last ten years, 47-plus degree Celsius temperature was recorded in the city in 2005 (47.6), 2009 (47.9), 2010 (47.9) and 2013 (47.9).


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