Mercury maintained an upward trend in most parts of the country on Saturday with Delhi and Jamshedpursweltering under the season’s
The weatherman, however, predicted some respite from the searing heat in the next two-three days due to a fresh western disturbance.
In the national capital, the maximum temperature was recorded at the season’s highest at 44 degrees Celsius.
In the eastern state of Jharkhand, the mercury rose by a few notches in most areas with Jamshedpur experiencing the hottest day in three years at 45.1 degrees Celsius.
Streets of the steel city wore a deserted look during the day as people preferred to remain indoors. Even the schools have rescheduled their timing and the classes were over by 11.30 am.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has, however, forecast that northwest India is likely to get some respite from the torrid heat over the next two-three days due to a fresh western disturbance but the mercury will continue to soar in central India and other parts of the country.
Via Zee News