GUWAHATI, Aug 19: Since the last two days, Guwahati has been under a spell of virtual heat wave. No relief came to Guwahatians even on Sunday as the temperature soared up to a maximum of 37.6 degrees Celsius, leaving the city residents high and dry. The temperature recorded on Sunday was 5 degrees over the normal. The humidity which hovers at around 80% was at 58% which made the heat ‘dry’.
Being a hot Sunday, majority of the resident preferred to remain indoor to prevent dehydration and be on the safe side in respect of several health problems.
As per weather reports, rainfall is likely from Monday onwards and the coming week may be a wet one.