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UP reels under heatwave, mercury climbs to 46.8 deg C at Banda

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Heatwave conditions continued to prevail in certain parts of with Banda being the hottest place in the state at 46.8 degrees Celsius.

According to the office, the day temperatures rose "appreciably" in Varanasi, Faizabad, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Bareilly and Jhansi divisions.

The temperatures were "markedly above normal" in division, "appreciably above normal" in Varanasi, Lucknow, Bareilly, Jhansi, Agra and Meerut divisions and "above normal" in Moradabad and divisions.

The highest temperature of 46.8 degrees Celsius was recorded at Banda, the office said, adding that the night temperature rose in Varanasi division and "changed a little" in the other divisions.

Etawah registered the lowest temperature of 23 degrees Celsius in the state.

The office has forecast a possibility of rains or thundershowers at isolated places of the state tomorrow.

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 16:48 IST