Bengaluru Feels The Heat: Records Hottest Day in 85 Years

The previous time such extreme weather conditions were recorded was 38.3 degrees Celsius on 30 April, 1931.

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File photo of child playing in a sprinkler in hot weather conditions.(Photo Courtesy: AP)

Bengaluru sizzled at 39.2 degrees Celsius on Sunday, recording the highest temperature in 85 years, as reported by The Deccan Herald. The city is likely to witness a surge in heat in the days to come. Temperatures will be around 38-39 degree Celsius in the absence of rain. Days are hotter and nights surprisingly uncomfortable.

Sunday’s temperatures were recorded between 2:30 pm and 4 pm. Light thunderstorms and thundershowers for two consecutive nights did not bring a drop in the temperature, skymet reported.

While the monthly rainfall for Bengaluru stands at 40 mm, this month it recorded a measly 5mm. These weather conditions will continue for Bengaluru throughout the month of April.

Wind patterns have been typical in the past few days without much moisture.

The previous time such extreme weather conditions were recorded was 38.3 degrees Celsius on April 30, 1931.

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