Rain lashes parts of Jharkhand
Ranchi, May 3: A few areas of Jharkhand was lashed by rains after a hailstorm but temperatures elsewhere remained high today.
Chaibasa recorded maximum temperature of 44 degrees C, while the temperature at Palamau, which recorded a high of 45 degrees C yesterday, fell marginally to 43.6 degrees C during the day, met office sources said here.
Garhwa sizzled in 43 degree C, while Jamshedpur experienced 40.2 degree C and Ranchi 40.4 degree C. A hailstorm hit Hazaribagh after days of heat wave, bringing down the mercury to 36 degree C from a maximum of 41 degree C yesterday, the sources said. According to local observatory, Hazaribagh received 20 mm rainfall.