Northeast India has been experiencing high temperatures this week after enduring massive floods, landslides and heavy rains this monsoon.
Guwahati, the largest city of the region, recorded 38.1 degrees Celsius on Thursday. This was 6.2 below normal and the second-highest temperature ever recorded in the city’s history in the last 30 year. Guwahati’s July temperature record stands at 38.4 degrees Celsius. This was on July 18, 2018.
Other areas in Northeast and Assam are also seeing high temperatures and very high humidity.
Silchar in Southern Assam was the 2nd highest city in July with 39.6° Celsius.
Tripura’s capital Agartala recorded on Thursday 37.1 degrees Celsius, second highest recorded temperate in July, the highest in July for the city being 37.7 degrees Celsius recorded on July 17, 1992.
There is no relief in Shillong, a hilly city. The capital of Meghalaya recorded 28.5 degrees Celsius on Thursday.