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With just the arrival of summers in the country, Nagpur has once again begun living up to its status of being one of the hottest cities in the country. With the passing of barely first week of March, the temperature in the city crossed 40°C on Monday.
The meteorological department has predicted a further rise in the temperature. The maximum temperature recorded in Vidarbha was in Brahmapuri (40.6°C), followed by Akola (40.1°C) and Chandrapur (40°C).
However, Nagpur was likely to witness some rains couple with thunderstorm on March 12 and 13, which would prove a much-needed respite for citizens from the extreme heat.