NAGPUR: Chandrapur was the fourth hottest city in the world on Wednesday, with a maximum temperature of 43.2 degree Celsius, according to the El Dorado weather website.
As per the data of the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Nagpur, it was also the hottest in Vidarbha followed by Akola which had a maximum temperature of 41.6 degree Celsius.
Nagpur’s maximum temperature levels have also crossed the 40-degree mark. On Wednesday, the city recorded a maximum temperature of 41.1 degree Celsius, which was nearly three degrees above the normal mercury levels.
The met department’s forecast indicates that the maximum temperature of the city will go up to 42 degree Celsius in the coming week.
As of now, no warning for heatwave has been issued for the city. Chandrapur and Yavatmal are expected to witness heatwaves on April 2.
Citizens have been asked to take precautions and stay indoors as much as possible.