Some parts of Gulbarga and Bidar districts experienced good rainfall in the last 24 hours.
According to observations recorded by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) at 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sulepet in Chincholi taluk of Gulbarga district recorded a rainfall of 2 cm, and Kalgi in Chitapur taluk in Gulbarga district and Bimalkhed in Bidar district recorded rainfall of 1 cm each.
However, this did not help provide relief to people suffering owing to the oppressive heat. While Bellary recorded the State’s highest maximum temperature of 40.1 degrees Celsius, Gulbarga and Raichur recorded a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius each.
Koppal and Bidar recorded a maximum temperature of 39 degrees Celsius.
Raichur also recorded the State’s highest minimum temperature of 26 degrees Celsius.
Gulbarga, Bellary and Koppal recorded a minimum temperature of 25 degrees Celsius each. Gadag and Bijapur in Bombay Karnataka region recorded a maximum temperature of 37 and 38 degrees Celsius each.
Sources in the IMD on Wednesday said that light to moderate rains may occur in isolated places in the districts of north interior and south interior Karnataka.