With 43.6 Degrees Celsius, Ahmedabad was reported to be the hottest place in Gujarat on Friday. The maximum temperature was 1.7 degrees higher and the minimum temperature was 1.9 degrees higher than the normal temperature. The minimum temperature in the city was recorded to be 29 Degrees Celsius.
However, the citizens felt little respite from the harsh heat due to breezy winds in the evening. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) stated that it was due to the south-westerly direction of the wind, resulting in a cooler and breezy atmosphere with moisture.
The city is likely to experience a maximum of 42 Degrees Celsius on Saturday, stated the statement of IMD adding that no large difference in the maximum temperatures during the next 24 hours and a fall by two to three Degrees Celsius is expected during the next four days after that over the region.
According to the IMD, Ahmedabad was followed by Gandhinagar at a maximum of 43 Degrees Celsius. Rajkot was the third hottest place in the state with a maximum temperature of 42.9 Degrees Celsius followed by Surendranagar with a maximum temperature of 42.8 Degrees Celsius on Friday.