Friday , June 14 2024

Gujarat became the furnace, Amreli the hottest in the country with 44 degrees, mercury crossed 40 in 14 cities

New Delhi: Due to continuous rise in mercury across the country including Gujarat, people's problems are increasing. After the unseasonal rain two days ago in Saurashtra, Gujarat, the temperature is rising today, people are feeling as if fire is raining from the sky. Amreli in Gujarat was the hottest place in the country with 44 degrees. While the temperature was recorded at 43.8 degrees in Rajkot, 43.4 in Surendranagar, 43.4 in Mahuva, 42.7 in Keshod, 42.1 in Junagadh and 41.7 degrees in Bhavnagar.

The temperature crossed 41 degrees in Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal. The Indian Meteorological Department has warned of severe heat in Odisha from 18 to 20 April. Keeping this warning in mind, the Odisha government has decided to keep the schools of the state closed for three days. Baripada town in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district recorded a maximum temperature of 43.6 degrees Celsius.

Since Bihar is also facing unbearable heat, the Chief Secretary of the state has called an emergency meeting to review the situation. In Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, police have warned people to stay away from Chandra river. It has also been advised not to go to snowy areas due to fear of avalanche.

The scorching heat of Chaitra month had a widespread impact in Gujarat today. With temperatures above 40 degrees recorded in 14 cities of the state, people felt as if they were being roasted in a furnace. Due to 44 degree temperature in Amreli city and district, the scorching afternoon heat was becoming unbearable in many areas. Due to the scorching heat, people avoided going out in the afternoon. Due to the scorching heat, the market-main road looked deserted for a long time. The maximum temperature in the state was recorded at 42.2 degrees in Ahmedabad, 41.5 in Vallabh Vidyanagar, 40.7 in Deesa, 40.4 in Gandhinagar, 43.6 in Vadodara, 42.1 in Surat, 41.6 in Bhuj, 39.6 in Nadiad and 42.2 degrees in Kandla.

Due to high humidity in the coastal areas of Saurashtra-Gujarat, the heat will be unbearable. The effect of heat will be more visible in the coastal areas of Porbandar, Bhavnagar and Gir Somnath districts. There will be no relief in temperature till tomorrow.

The fierce form of Suryadev had a wide impact on the environment. The animals and birds became restless due to the extreme heat. In the scorching heat, the condition of laborers working in industrial units and those engaged in clearance work including road digging on open roads was becoming worrying.

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There will be no respite from the heat for a week

The Meteorological Department had ruled out the possibility of getting any major relief from the heat for just a week. Mahesh Palawat of Skymet Weather said that the temperature may drop by 1 to 2 degrees, but the chances of it going below 40 degrees are still less.

India usually experiences heat-wave or extreme heat in the month of May, but now since the end of March, winds have been blowing from Balochistan and are creating heat-wave conditions in the month of April. Palawat said that due to the cyclonic circulation over the Gulf countries, some clouds may be seen over Rajasthan and North Gujarat, but there will be no drop in temperatures.

high temperature cities in gujarat

City

Temperature (°C)

Amreli

44.0

Rajkot

43.8

Vadodara

43.6

Surendranagar

43.4

Mahuva

43.4

Keshod

42.7

face

42.1

Ahmedabad

42.2

Kandala

42.2

Junagadh

42.1

Bhavnagar

41.7

Bhuj

41.6

Vallabh Vidyanagar

41.5

nadiad

39.6