At 47.8 degrees Celsius, Nagpur equals 59-year-old record

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 20:24

Nagpur: Nagpur on Tuesday recorded a maximum temperature of 47.8 degrees Celsius, a level not seen in nearly six decades, as Vidarbha continued to reel under intense heat-wave conditions.

The second capital of Maharashtra had recorded the same temperature on May 26, 1954, the Regional Meteorological Centre here said.

Chandrapur recorded the highest temperature in the region at 48.2 degrees Celsius, while for Bramhapuri town it was 47.8 degrees, it said.

Among other cities Amravati recorded 47.5, Akola 46. 3, Yavatmal 45.5, Gondia 46.1, Washim 44.8 and Wardha 47.5 degrees Celsius, the centre added.

First Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 20:23

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