Saturday, 2nd March Temperatures:
Mukdahan, Thailand was the hottest in Asia today, just short of 40c at 39.7c, and several station in Thailand crossed 39c today, Saturday.
But, Konkan Coastline, Western India, was also amongst the hottest spots in India.
Highest was Ratnagiri, Maharastra Coast recording a close 39.2c (7.5c above normal), and Mumbai Scruz AP 38.0c,and Goa 37.7c.
Downtown Mumbai (Colaba) saw a high of 35.5c, while here Vagaries recorded 35.7c.
Surely, vagaries had anticipated 37/38c by Sunday, but its gone a day ahead to cross 39c. (should have made the strip along the Konkan a darker shade in the map put up on Thursday :-)).
Kolkata was a comfortable 30.9c and New Delhi Sjung 26.8c.
In neighbouring Pakistan, Chorre in Sindh was the hottest at 33.5c, while in Nepal it was Biratnagar at 31.3c. Kathmandu saw a high of 27.2c and a low of 9.5c.
Rangamati and Sylhet were the hottest in Bangladesh at 33.5c.