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Gulbarga reels under severe heat

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Temperature crosses 40 degrees Celsius

Scorching streets:People in Gulbarga preferred to remain indoors than venture out in the hot sun on Thursday.– photo: arun kulkarni
Scorching streets:People in Gulbarga preferred to remain indoors than venture out in the hot sun on Thursday.– photo: arun kulkarni

Gulbarga district is reeling under severe heat with the temperature crossing 40 degrees Celsius.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Gulbarga recorded a maximum temperature of 40.3 degrees C at 8.30 a.m. on Thursday. The minimum temperature was 26 degrees C.

Roads in Gulbarga city wore a deserted look in the afternoon. Shade-giving trees at the Mehbub Shah Gulshan Public Garden provided some relief to the people.

Bellary, Raichur and Koppal also recorded increase in temperature.

While Bellary recorded a maximum temperature of 40 degrees C and a minimum of 25 degrees C, the maximum temperature in Raichur was 39 degrees C and minimum 25 degrees C. Koppal recorded a maximum temperature of 38 degrees C and a minimum of 24 degrees C. Bidar recorded a maximum temperature of 37 degrees C.

The maximum temperature in Bijapur was 38 degrees C and the minimum 23 degrees C.

Haveri, Gadag, and Belgaum airport recorded a maximum temperature of 37 degrees C. Dharwad recorded a maximum temperature of 36 degrees C. Madikeri recorded the lowest temperature of 29 degrees C in the State.

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