A storm can occur in most areas of the state on Wednesday. It is also estimated to have hailstorm. Meteorological director Bikram Singh said there may be slight rain in most areas. There may also be light rain in the capital Doon.
On Tuesday, hot sunshine and Loo persuaded people to sweat. In Udhamshan Nagar district, Tuesday’s maximum temperature rolled down to 0.5 degrees Celsius and settled at 39.5 degrees Celsius. Despite the temperature fall, heat sucked out people’s sweat. Dr. RK Singh, a scientist from Pantnagar Govind Vallabh Pant Agriculture University, said that the heat will remain similar in the district on Wednesday. He told that there is a possibility of rain in Udhamsingh Nagar on 3, 4, and 5 May. There may come a severe thunderstorm before the rain.
Meanwhile, Haldwani’s maximum temperature was 39.4 and the minimum temperature was 17.8 degrees Celsius. Silence in the afternoon due to the heat and hot air. The maximum temperature was 27.6 degrees Celsius in Mukteshwar and minimum temperature was 14.3 degree Celsius. Heavy heat was also felt in Mukteshwar due to high temperatures. Nainital’s maximum mercury was recorded at 28 and a minimum at 19 degrees.
No power due to the storm
In the capital and adjoining areas around 8 o’clock on Tuesday night, blowing of transformers due to the storm, breaking of power lines and junker, resulted in power losses in most parts of the city. People suffered from it. Employees’ teams were led by the executive engineers on the order of top officials to join broken wires and junker. Until the late night, most of the area’s supplies were restored.
Due to falling trees on the line near the Bengali Kothi, the power supply was interrupted. Due to the falling of trees, traffic was also interrupted. The police reached the spot on the information of the people, removing the tree and restoring the traffic. According to departmental officials, due to storm, Kolagarh, Patel Nagar, Karagi Chowk, Narayan Vihar, Rajpur Road, GMS Road, Vidya Vihar, Rajiv Nagar, Nehru Village, Rampur, Jogiwala, Badripur, Dalanwala, Ghantaghar, EC Road, Karanpur Road, Indira Nagar, the power of the seven feeders of the capital, including Basant Vihar, Clementown, Transport Nagar, was lost.
When the electricity did not come for a long time, people started getting phone calls on the UPCL’s customer care. Customers are assured to get power supply in a little while from customer care. According to managing director BCK Mishra, the team of employees was dropped into the field under the leadership of the Executive Engineers and Assistant Engineers on the stoppage of the storm.