Children trying to beat the heat Credit: EastMojo file

GUWAHATI: Amid the increasing mercury level across the state since Saturday, weather department, adding much relief to denizens, predicts that the temperatures are likely to fall due to thunderstorm activity forecast from Monday.

Animals in Assam state zoo in Guwahati trying to beat the heat

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Beating the heat

Sources in the Regional Meteorological Centre here said that the maximum temperature in Guwahati on Sunday was 36.8 degree Celsius, which is 5.2 degrees above normal. Dibrugarh recorded at 37.6 degree Celsius, which is a departure of 7.3 degrees. Tezpur and Silchar also recorded high temperatures of 37.3 and 36.8 degrees Celsius respectively.

Beating the heat
Children relax in scorching heat

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High temperatures were recorded across the State even on Saturday.

Informing that due to a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal, winds over the Northeast in lower level of the atmosphere are mainly easterly, the sources said, “Moisture supply from the Bay is practically cut off, which resulted in the high temperatures.”

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