Assam: Several cities record temperatures few notches above normal

Guwahati, May 16 Assam has been reeling under conditions of a heat wave as several cities record temperatures at least five notches above normal.

According to weather department data, Guwahati recorded a temperature of 37.2 degree Celcius on Wednesday, which is a departure of 5.4 degrees from normal.

Tezpur witnessed a departure of 7.2 degrees and the city recorded 38.1 degree Celcius on Wednesday.

Similarly, other cities like Dibrugarh, Silchar, Dhubri and Jorhat also recorded a few notches above normal temperatures.

The Met department has predicted that a similar condition will prevail in Assam for a couple of days, although the Regional Meteorological Centre in Guwahati forecasted that light to moderate rain coupled with thunderstorms may occur in isolated places in the state.

Source: IANS

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