Bengaluru: The city surpassed its April 30, 1931 temperature record as the meteorological department officially recorded a maximum temperature of 39.2 degrees on Sunday.
Despite private agencies declaring a recorded maximum temperature of 40 degree celsius earlier, the met department maintained that the temperature is hovering around 37 to 38 degree Celsius.
However, on Sunday, the temperature crossed the 38.3 degree mark which was the highest recorded temperature in the city in the month of April back in 1931.
If the trend continues, Bengaluru could lose its ‘pleasant weather crown’. The city that was once pleasantly bearable during summer has unfortunately become blazing hot. Days have become hotter and nights have become surprisingly uncomfortable and the maximum temperature, as predicted by the met department, is going to hover near the 38 degree mark for next few days.
Over the next couple of days, light thunderstorm activity may affect Bengaluru.