South Bengal seared under heatwave conditions as the city recorded its highest day temperature of the year at 39.6 degree Celsius on Friday, the Met department said. Similar conditions are likely to prevail for the next two to three days, the weathermen said.
Asansol recorded West Bengal's highest temperature of the day at 41.2 degree Celsius, while Midnapore, Bankura and Sriniketan recorded above 40 degree Celsius temperature. Kolkata recorded its highest day temperature of 2019 at 39.6 degree Celsius.
Besides this, the humid conditions caused immense discomfort to the people in the city and other south Bengal districts and are likely to continue, the weatherman said. "The maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by two to three degree Celsius for the next two days," regional Met director G K Das said.
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