Chennai, May 7 (UNI) Chenniites continued to reel under harsh heatwave conditions with the mercury soaring to 41 degrees Celsius today and the weathermen predicting that the city will have no respite for the next 48 hours.
The maximum temperature in the city continued to remain above the 40 Degrees C mark since the heatwave conditions set in, according to the weather bureau.
There was a possibility of showers or thundershowers in some areas during the evening or night time. The maximum temperature could rise to around 42 Degrees Celsius.
The officials said strong offshore winds touching speeds of 45 to 55 kmph were likely along and off Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts.
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