There was some respite for the Hyderabad Karnataka region from the heatwave with the maximum temperature declining in almost all the districts except Bidar, as per the observations recorded by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday.
Bidar recorded the highest maximum temperature of 40.2 degrees Celsius while Gulbarga recorded a maximum of 40 degrees C.
The maximum temperature in Bidar was 1 degree Celsius more than the average day temperatures recorded in previous years. In Gulbarga however, it was 1 degree less than the average day temperature recorded on the day in Gulbarga in previous years.
There was a fall in the maximum temperature in Bijapur, Raichur and Bellary districts.
Bijapur recorded 37 degrees C, which was 3 degrees lower than the average day temperature recorded in previous years. Raichur and Bellary recorded 39 and 38 degrees C respectively, 2 degrees lower than the average temperature recorded on the day in previous years. Koppal recorded a maximum temperature of 37 degrees C.
Although there was a fall in the day temperature, Gulbarga and Raichur continued to record high night temperature.
Both and Raichur recorded the State's highest minimum temperature of 27 degrees C. Bellary and Bijapur recorded 25 degrees C each and Koppal 23 degrees C.
Sources in the IMD said dry weather would continue to prevail in the Hyderabad Karnataka and Bombay Karnataka regions.