In nine years, May 6 is the hottest day, mercury reaches 40 degrees Celsius


At the beginning of the week, mercury has started rising again. The day of May 6 was recorded as the hottest day in nine years. The mercury is again crossing 40 degrees Celsius. People are bewildered with heavy storms and hot winds all day long. In the next 24-hours, there is a possibility of light rain in some places in the state.

The weather has started making new records from April this year. Levels of the temperature continued to rise in May but some deficiencies were recorded in the last two days but on Monday again the maximum temperature was recorded at 40 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature was 17.5 degree Celsius. In the last nine years, on May 6, this temperature has never been recorded. The maximum temperature was recorded at Mukteshwar at 26 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature was 12.1 degree Celsius. Nainital received maximum mercury rise of 26 and minimum mercury rise of 16 degree Celsius.

Weather bulletin
State Meteorological Center Director Vikram Singh said that the sky will be mainly clear in the next 24 hours but there will be clouds partly somewhere. There is a possibility of light rains somewhere in Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, and Pithoragarh districts. The weather in the rest of the state will remain dry.

Mercury level of 6 May (degree Celsius)
year maximum minimum
2011 36.2 23.9
2012 36.8 18.3
2013 38.0 20.9
2014 32.0 22.5
2015 37.5 21.0
2016 32.0 20.4
2017 39.0 19.5
2018 36.5 22.4
2019 40.0 17.5


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