Heat wave warning for next two days in Vidarbha, Marathwada
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heat wave warning for Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra for the next two days.
The heat wave conditions are likely to prevail at isolated places in Vidarbha on Sunday (April 16), while similar conditions could develop in Marathwada on Monday (April 17), an official release issued by the IMD said on Saturday.
"There is a heat wave in north India, including Saurashtra and Kutch area, rise in temperature is likely to be experienced in Vidarbha and Marathwada regions in next 48-hours," V K Rajeev, director of IMD, Mumbai regional centre told PTI.
"It is to be noted that the day temperature is soaring but night temperature is still on the lower side. The clear skies are keeping the nights cool and sometimes the temperature dips below the normal," Rajeev said.
Meanwhile, Chandrapur recorded a maximum temperature of 45.2 degree celsius on Saturday, while the night temperature there stood at 25.2 degree celsius, the release said.
Temperatures are recorded early in the morning and in the afternoon for minimum and maximum readings. Ahmednagar recorded lowest temperature at 16.6 degree celsius, the IMD data revealed.