The weather in Bihar remained dry for the past 24 hours with Gaya becoming the hottest place in the state where the mercury rose to 38.5 degrees Celsius, which is one degree above normal.
Patna, the state capital, recorded 36.0 degrees Celsius against yesterday's 33.2 degrees Celsius. Bhagalpur recorded the maximum temperature of 36.7 degrees Celsius and Purnea 35.0 degrees Celsius, the Met office here said.
Patna and Bhagalpur registered one degree below their normal maximum temperature while Purnea witnessed no departure from its normal maximum temperature.
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