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Updated on: Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 11:48 PM IST

Indore: Mercury rises to 42.6 °C mark

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Indore: Indoreans are struggling to stay cool, especially during the day, as mercury rose to the highest in the month of April in the city touching 42.6 degree Celsius mark on Saturday.  The rising temperature coupled with hot winds turned the weather conditions sizzling. To add to the woes of residents, night weather too became unbearable as the temperature crossed 28 degree Celsius mark which is highest of the season so far. The sweltering night temperature in the city becomes same as the day temperature. Meanwhile, met officials said that the conditions will remain same on Sunday.

“The temperature on Sunday will remain above 42 degree Celsius. However, it may decrease by few notches from May 1,” the met officials added. In reply to a query about the cyclonic conditions in coastal regions of the country, met officials said that the cyclone will not have any major effect on city or state except cloudy weather conditions.  The maximum temperature on Saturday was recorded at 42.6 degree Celsius which was 3 degrees above normal while the minimum temperature was recorded at 28 degree Celsius which was 5 degrees above normal.

Meanwhile, Anshul Gangwal, a supermarket owner, said, “Weather in day are hot and dry coupled with hot winds. It is hard to move out of the house when the day temperature is hovering above 42 degree Celsius.” Similarly, Neeta Namdev, a housewife, said the present weather conditions are adding more misery as people are already facing problems due to viral diseases, adding that this kind of weather is leading to joint ache as the temperature is high in day and night as well.

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Published on: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 05:52 AM IST
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