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Pune records lowest minimum temperature in Maharashtra at 16.7 degrees Celsius

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune, on Thursday, recorded a minimum temperature of 16.7 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 38.6 degrees Celsius. Lohegaon recorded a minimum temperature of 20 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 39.9 degrees Celsius on Thursday.  

pune Updated: Apr 26, 2018 22:47 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
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Officials have stated that the maximum temperature in the city in the coming week upto May 2 will be around 38 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature is expected to increase to 19 degrees Celsius during the period. (HT FILE PHOTO)

Pune recorded the lowest minimum temperature in Maharashtra at 16.7 degrees Celsius on Thursday. The highest maximum temperature in the state was recorded in Chandrapur at 45.1 degrees Celsius.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune, on Thursday, recorded a minimum temperature of 16.7 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 38.6 degrees Celsius. Lohegaon recorded a minimum temperature of 20 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 39.9 degrees Celsius on Thursday.

Officials have stated that the maximum temperature in the city in the coming week upto May 2 will be around 38 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature is expected to increase to 19 degrees Celsius during the period.

According to temperature forecast released by IMD, from April 26 to May 2, heat waves may occur at one or two places over Vidarbha and plainsof northwest India .

"The maximum temperatures are likely to be above 40 degrees Celsius over plains ofnorthwest India and central India up to May 2. From May 3 to May 8, the maximum temperatures are likely to rise further and would beabove 40 degrees Celsius over most of plains of northwest, central, east and northpeninsular India. These temperatures would be near normal or above normal over most partsof the country. As a result, heat wave conditions may prevail over some partsover east and central India during this period," said IMD officials.

First Published: Apr 26, 2018 22:47 IST