On Sunday Bengaluru recorded 39.2 degrees

news Monday, April 25, 2016 - 17:52

Parts of Bengaluru received showers on Monday, a day after the city soared at 39.2 degrees,  breaking an 85-year-old record.

An official at Indian Meteorological Department, Bengaluru said that more rains are expected over the week and the mercury is expected to drop.

"Bengaluru will cool down for a bit as the temperature would drop but maximum by 2 to 3 degrees,"he said. 

It rained for less for a little less than an hour, which is typical of pre-monsoon rains. 

Asked about what the maximum temperature recorded on Monday was, the official said the data would only be available at 6 pm.






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