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Maximum temperature set to rise in state: India Meteorological Department

IMD has forecast heat wave conditions for isolated pockets of Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada region for next four to five days.

pune Updated: May 14, 2019 17:21 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, Pune
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Post cyclone Fani’s impact on the east coast of the country, the maximum temperature of the state has witnessed a rise on Sunday.(AFP FILE PHOTO)

Post cyclone Fani’s impact on the east coast of the country, the maximum temperature of the state has witnessed a rise on Sunday.

Anupam Kashyapi, head, weather, India Meteorological Department(IMD) said, “Maximum temperature has been forecast to be around 39 and 40 degree Celsius till May 18. However, the temperature is not expected to rise beyond 40 degrees. Along with this, minimum temperature is expected to start rising after May 18. There is a change of marginal rise of humidity but no immediate chance of rain.”

IMD has forecast heat wave conditions for isolated pockets of Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada region for next four to five days.

“The maximum temperatures in the most parts of the state has been 1-2 degree above normal and will rise in the coming days,” added Kashyapi. On Monday, Pune recorded 39.6 degree Celsius maximum temperature,while Lohegaon recorded 40.1 degree Celsius maximum temperature which is almost 2.1 degree above the normal in both cases.

On Monday,Chandrapur recorded 45.8 degree Celsius highest daily maximum temperature which was followed by Bramhapuri at 45.6 degree Celsius and Nagpur at 44.5 degree Celsius.

First Published: May 14, 2019 17:20 IST