Heatwave in North Maharashtra
Nashik hottest at 40.9°C
NASHIK: The maximum temperature in Nashik on Wednesday touched the 40.9- degree-Celsius mark making it the hottest day of the season. The city on Tuesday had recorded a maximum temperature of 40.1 degree Celsius.
This was the second consecutive day yesterday of mercuring crossing 40-degree Celsius mark. Since last week temperature in the city rose by 7.9 degrees Celsius. The India Meteorological Department (Mumbai) predicted heatwave condition on April 26 (Friday) in North Maharashtra including Nashik, Ahmednagar and Jalgaon districts.
While the IMD Pune predicted: Isolated parts of Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha and Marathwada likely to face heatwave between April 26 and April 28. Meanwhile, Brahmapuri recorded the highest temperature in the state at 45.1 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. The maximum temperature recorded by Jalgaon was 42.2°C and Malegaon 42.8°C.