Recording the highest maximum temperature of the decade, Ahmedabad on Thursday sizzled at 44.4 Degrees Celsius on Thursday. This was the third instance when the maximum temperature crossed the 44 Degrees Celsius mark in the month of April.
The city on Wednesday reported a maximum of 44.2 Degrees Celsius, hence the citizens experienced the scorching heat of over 44 Degrees Celsius for the second consecutive day on Thursday.
Moreover, the temperature in the city is expected to again soar to around 44 Degrees Celsius on Friday and apart from Ahmedabad, the heatwave conditions are likely to prevail in Gandhinagar, Surat, Rajkot, Valsad, Porbandar and Kutch. Also, no large change is expected for the coming four-five days in maximum temperature, stated the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in its statement.
The hottest place in Gujarat on Thursday was Kandla with a maximum temperature of 45 Degrees Celsius followed by Ahmedabad at 44.4 Degrees Celsius.