The day and night temperature of the city has been soaring over the past few days,spelling the advent of summer. The maximum temperature on Monday touched 36.2 degrees,three degrees above normal,while the minimum temperature was 20.4 degrees,four degrees above normal.
The temperature has witnessed a gradual increase over the past one week. On Sunday,the maximum temperature was 35.4 degrees,while it was 33.8 degrees on March 31,32.6 degrees on March 30,30.5 degrees on March 29 and 31.8 degrees on March 28.
The city witnessed a relatively pleasant February. In fact,the month of February this year was colder than the last five years. Even till the middle of March,the temperature was around 25 degrees. Thereafter the temperature started increasing.
The Met Department has predicted a further rise in the day temperature in the coming days. Though partly cloudy conditions are expected,there is not likely to be a respite from the increasing temperature.