Banda hottest in UP at 45.4 deg C


first_imgLucknow, Apr 17 (PTI) There was no respite from the scorching heat in UP with mercury hitting 45.4 degrees Celsius in Banda, the hottest in the state.The weather was generally dry over the state, the MET office said.The maximum temperature rose in Meerut division and changed little in the remaining divisions of the state, it said, adding that the highest maximum temperature in the state was recorded at Banda at 45.4 degrees Celsius.As per the forecast, weather is likely to remain dry and heat wave is likely at isolated places in the state.Meanwhile, with temperature soaring, Lucknow district authorities have ordered change in school timings from tomorrow.”All classes from nursery to class 6 will operate from 7 am to 11 am and for the rest, it will be from 7 am to 12 noon,” District Magistrate Raj Shekhar said.All schools will take appropriate and necessary measures to deal with prevailing heat, he said. PTI ABN PRM SK PRMlast_img

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