The heat is on and there’s more to come: KSNDMC

The all-time record in the city for March is 37.3 degrees Celsius.
However, weathermen clarified the temperature was 34 degrees Celsius and it was quite normal at this time of the year.
But in isolated areas, the variation from the normal weather could be 3-4 degrees.” Asked why even though there is no big variation in the normal temperature, Bengalureans have started to feel the heat, Reddy said, “As night temperatures are still low, evenings and nights are pleasant.
Weather will be pleasant till 8 am and after that people start feeling the heat as the weather is transiting from winter to summer.” The all-time record in the city for March is 37.3 degrees Celsius.
Looking at the prevailing weather system, temperatures in the city may not cross 36 degrees, Reddy said.
He said if high temperature continues it will lead to the formation of conducive currents and bring rain and thereby bring down mercury.
Reddy said, “As the city and some parts of the state witnessed heavy rains between August and October last year, there will be water available for the birds, livestock and plants.” No water crisis this summer: Mayor There will be no water scarcity this summer, said Mayor Sampath Raj, who visited the Ground Level Reservoir at High Grounds along with BWSSB officials.
After the inspection and discussion with BWSSB officials, he said, "BWSSB is ready with its contingency plan to handle the drinking water needs in the city and as a part of its plan it has already kept 68 water tankers ready to supply water to the areas which could experience scarcity.
And this will be monitored by a senior official of the water board by carrying out inspections across the city.” He said BWSSB staff will be deputed at the BBMP control rooms and will be tasked with the job of handling and resolving water related complaints recorded by BBMP control room.
If you have any water related issue you can call BWSSB’s 24X7 helpline 1916 or 080-2223888.

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