Heat Wave in India on April 01 2017 04:43 AM (UTC).
As temperatures continued to soar, Thursday became hottest day of the city in March in the past 15 years. Mercury levels were high during both day and night. No relief is likely on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.The maximum temperature was 41.1 degrees Celsius, six degrees above normal, and minimum temperature was 20.7, four degrees above normal. On the streets, the weather felt like May and June when the summer is at its peak. When maximum temperature is five or more degrees above normal in summer, it is heat wave in Met terminology.Since 2002, on three occasions mercury crossed 40 degrees mark in the month of March in Lucknow. On March 24 and 27, 2010, city recorded maximum temperature 40 degrees Celsius and on March 23, 2004, 40.3 degrees Celsius.On Friday, maximum and minimum temperatures in the state capital are expected to be around 41 and 21 degrees Celsius, respectively. No relief is likely on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.The maximum temperature was 41.1 degrees Celsius, six degrees above normal, and minimum temperature was 20.7, four degrees above normal. On March 24 and 27, 2010, city recorded maximum temperature 40 degrees Celsius and on March 23, 2004, 40.3 degrees Celsius.On Friday, maximum and minimum temperatures in the state capital are expected to be around 41 and 21 degrees Celsius, respectively. When maximum temperature is five or more degrees above normal in summer, it is heat wave in Met terminology.Since 2002, on three occasions mercury crossed 40 degrees mark in the month of March in Lucknow.